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Disabled Bellevue woman out of options after movers bail

Posted at 11:33 PM, Sep 29, 2019

BELLEVUE, Neb. (KMTV) — Makayla Latham's apartment in Bellevue was supposed to be cleared out by now. Sunday was moving day.

"I'm supposed to be out of my apartment tomorrow, and I don't have no way to move,” says Latham.

Latham, who's disabled and needs low income housing, says she was forced to leave her place in Bellevue after the complex switched from Pheasant Ridge to Bellevue Hills apartments, and stopped accepting Section 8 housing.

Sunday, the movers were supposed to pack up her stuff and take it away. But they never came.

That morning, she says they told her they were having employee and truck issues. Later, she got an email saying they won't be coming and they'll refund her deposit.

Now, her and her service dogs are waiting things out with family.

"I have no options but to stay here for a few more days but it is not a good situation,” says Latham.

Her lease at Bellevue Hills ends Monday and she could be hit financially, if her stuff is still there.

"I don't know what they're going to do, they're going to charge me more money, which I only get $771 a month, i don't have money to keep paying rent there,” says Latham.

She was supposed to move into this La Vista apartment complex today and she even paid more money in order to do so.

But until she gets her stuff out of the Bellevue place, it's unclear when she can move in.

She says all the movers are booked and is now hoping for a miracle.

"We've called several companies and I don't know. I don't know what I'm going to do,” says Latham.

3 News Now attempted to reach the moving company but they were unavailable for comment.