Evictions increasing in metro Atlanta, legal aid officials say

Evictions increasing in metro Atlanta, legal aid officials say

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Cobb Legal Aid says it is handling more cases than ever before, with thousands of people in the area facing eviction and the loss of their homes. MARIETTA, Ga. — Legal aid officials in Cobb County are reporting an increase in conviction cases due to rising rental prices and the end of federal funding to help with rent. A Cobb County resident, wife and mother of four is one of those facing eviction. Kat, who did not want 11Alive to use her full name, said that the court and community have been supportive, "It makes me feel good that they are trying to help us stay in our apartments and to keep a roof over our heads because most of us have children," she said. cobb/">Cobb Legal Aid said it…
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