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Georgia Watch recognizes that to achieve our vision of equity and justice for all Georgians, we must lift up the stories of those directly impacted by the high cost of utilities, healthcare, and housing, predatory lending practices, and more. Your stories shine a light on the real impacts of these inequities. If you’ve been impacted by surprise medical bills, predatory lending, high energy bills, or unstable housing, we want to hear from you!

HAVE YOU RECEIVED A SURPRISE MEDICAL BILL?

Have You Received a Surprise Medical Bill?

According to a representative survey of 407 Georgia residents conducted by Consumer Reports National Research Center, 41% of privately insured Georgia residents received a surprise medical bill where their health plan paid less than expected in the past two…

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STUCK IN A DEBT TRAP?

Stuck in a Debt Trap?

Predatory small-dollar lenders prey on financially insecure consumers by providing quick cash loans with punishingly high interest rates and fees, making them all but impossible to pay on time. While Georgia has made progress in…

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ENERGY BILLS GOT YOU DOWN?

Energy Bills Got You Down?

Are your energy bills piling up? Do you find yourself wondering how you’re going to pay all of your bills and buy groceries? Are you keeping your home at an uncomfortable temperature? Do your housing…

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ARE YOU HAVING TROUBLE WITH HOUSING?

Are You Having Trouble With Housing?

Safe, stable housing is the foundation to health and financial wellness, but for many, it’s not within reach. Do you have a story about finding or staying in safe, affordable housing in Georgia? Have you…

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