Street Beat: Housing Issues

On Saturday, July 18th, Street Beat host Karen Carter finds out about organizations that help people with housing issues.

First Ryan Hertz, the President and CEO of South Oakland Shelter, and Rita Fields, a former client and current board member of S.O.S. explain what the shelter does to help the homeless.

Tyrone Chatman, the Executive Director of the Michigan Veterans Foundation, talks about the housing and other issues facing our veterans with Street Beat host Karen Carter.  (credit: Sydney Bowden/CW50)

Tyrone Chatman, the Executive Director of the Michigan Veterans Foundation, talks about the housing and other issues facing our veterans with Street Beat host Karen Carter. (credit: Sydney Bowden/CW50)

Then, Tyrone Chatman, the Executive Director of the Michigan Veterans Foundation, talks about the housing and other issues facing our veterans.

Treger Strasberg, the Co-Founder and CEO of Humble Design, tells Street Beat host Karen Carter how she helps people moving out of transitional housing and into a place of their own by providing furniture and other household items. (credit: Sydney Bowden/CW50)

Treger Strasberg, the Co-Founder and CEO of Humble Design, tells Street Beat host Karen Carter how she helps people moving out of transitional housing and into a place of their own by providing furniture and other household items. (credit: Sydney Bowden/CW50)

Next, Treger Strasberg, the Co-Founder and CEO of Humble Design, helps people moving out of transitional housing and into a place of their own by providing furniture and other household items.

Street Beat host Karen Carter and Tim Ruggles, the CEO of Habitat For Humanity of Oakland County, discuss how “sweat equity” can help someone earn a home of their own. (credit: Sydney Bowden/CW50)

Street Beat host Karen Carter and Tim Ruggles, the CEO of Habitat For Humanity of Oakland County, discuss how “sweat equity” can help someone earn a home of their own. (credit: Sydney Bowden/CW50)

Finally, Tim Ruggles, the CEO of Habitat For Humanity of Oakland County, explains how “sweat equity” can help someone earn a home of their own.

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