Client Story - Michelle

· Housing Rights,Client Story

“Michelle” (not her real name) had a problem with her rental home. Michelle was a senior citizen and the home she was renting had serious health and safety issues, but her landlord refused to fix the issues.

A house in need of repair

When Michelle complained her landlord started harassing and intimidating Michelle. The stress was impacting her health and when her landlord filed a wrongful eviction against Michelle, she reached out to FRLS for help.

A FRLS attorney represented Michelle and the wrongful eviction was dismissed. When the landlord later failed to make the repairs needed FRLS was able to obtain a return of her deposit and Michelle was able to move into safe housing.