Affordable Housing / LGBTQ Homeless Youth

Oct 27, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Each year 400 affordable housing vouchers are released to Charlotteans in need but the demand far exceeds the supply. We talk to some of the people working to find housing for those who applied but didn't receive those vouchers. Then, we turn our attention to one particular group of homeless people: LGBTQ teens whose parents have shown them the door. Where do they go? How do they survive? We find out. 

Part One
Fulton Meachem, Jr.
- CEO, Charlotte Housing Authority
Jim Prosser -Executive Director, Centralina Council of Governments
Deronda Metz - Director of Social Services, Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte                                                                                                   

Part Two
Brennon Graham – Executive Director, The Relatives
Francisco White – EPY Peer Navigator, Carolina RAIN
Shakira Clarke - Director of Housing and Emergency Financial Assistance, Time Out Youth.