Family Promise provides a home and hope after roaches, mold force family out of previous home

If not for Family Promise, Alisha says she and her family would have been forced to live in their car because they would have been separated at other shelters in town.

Author: Robin Wilhoit
Published: 3:36 PM EST February 20, 2019
Updated: 6:51 PM EST February 20, 2019

Alisha Jones, her son Trey and boyfriend Chad found themselves homeless after they were forced to move out of their Knoxville apartment.

She said it was infested with roaches and mold was growing under the sink. Jones told the landlord they were eventually moving out.

Shortly after that, Jones said her landlord told them to be out of the apartment by the day after Thanksgiving. They were left with no place to go with their young child.