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