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little differences Ryan Nicholas local
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and I'll make it work and with the marsh
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that problem else's website leave is
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that the words coming and it really just
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like him and I knew weren't grabbing
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stuff
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and fairly made it for the work
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completely washed out the road
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you're both of our furniture has massive
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damage throughout our next almost two
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months then we moved to a new place
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thinking we get away from the storm and
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hurricane Matthew did and it's like the
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same makeover is helpful for my team and
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we had Ryan than a year so we have you
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born to us it's not just a good work you
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can't go work you income and hell if you
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could income back and it just so he just
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got overwhelming and so we decided is
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just kind of burgers of every day we
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reached out to the Veterans Crisis Line
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and they gonna start an awesome black
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the Salvation Army however there are
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some workers I have contact with the way
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home programmers and there's some good
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program definitely helped out a little
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bit but again two-on-one is one of the
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first resources that a person may
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connect to they call 2 1 1 2 1 1 will
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give us call out on coordinating entry
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in from the other being smashed in love
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with the appropriate services and once
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they are met with appropriate services
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there the agency may be able to then
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make them a referral to housing CLT
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mission of housing CLT is to be able to
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collaborate lead and transform they just
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need a little bit of help to get started
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you
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continue to be overcrowded and one of
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the main things are their own products
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because of rent not being affordable
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part of the housing CLT is to be able to
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leave because people eat to fortify
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house in the lead to community into
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reaching out to those service providers
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reaching out to those landlords and
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those people that could actually help
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transform another person's life so the
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goal of how the CLT one when it comes to
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the landlords is to make it as simple as
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possible we are able to assist when it
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comes to like maybe some gap in services
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or some gap in rent or as gap in
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security deposits so you're put some
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risk management and funds in place so
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the goal is with the landlords is not to
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ever have that unit vacant not for the
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landlord's be able to lose any money
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bottom line when you have properties
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that you own and if you acquire those
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properties in you want to take care of
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those properties it is an investment in
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this investment and some financial
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investment and clearly understand that
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but while says what investment in
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somebody else's life
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right now we have a shortage of
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affordable housing the program that CLT
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has to offer is really really good so
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other other property managers or other
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owners can make good money get the
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houses full without the men sitting
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there vacant minutes water going into
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them and stuff like that while they're
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just sitting there but they can also
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help out the community there is still
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people that don't have really really
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good income but they pay their bill
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they'll pay their rent and there's still
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good people they'll take care of your
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home if people out here property owners
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or property managers or owners would
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just go out take a chance and give
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people some help I think they'll see
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that you know good things are come back
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to them as well it's kind of a win-win
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for both ends you get your houses around
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you know you get you help someone and we
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all feel good when we help people and on
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top of they're gonna back you up
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different areas different people and
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make up a community you know I think
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about Charlotte
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I live on a certain side of town but
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this is my city this is my community and
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weather's part of town I'm on but it's
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the other side I have a duty to be this
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being my home to affect the whole city
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and we just can't dress it up from the
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outside we have to continue to start you
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know paving the ground from the inside
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and that comes with you know making
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affordable that comes with making our
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communities safe that comes to the point
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where you see people who need help you
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know don't wait to see other people do
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or be the first person to go out there
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and help with time money we've done a
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great job dedicating ourselves to making
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this a great community but like I said
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we still have a long way to go
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they want to do something their own and
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they want to pay their own bills but
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they need a little pollution needs a
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little help so they may live in a
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fordable housing you know to help them
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and they're paying their bills and
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they're maintaining and keeping a job
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and their kids are driving so it
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definitely makes a difference it helps
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so you know Mike why don't we live in
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the house at one point but how did my
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mom before the house she wouldn't have
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been able to afford a house in that land
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or it didn't say hey we're gonna work
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with your income and let you and your
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kids stay here so that's what we need
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work in Charlotte I'm pretty sure a lot
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of property owners didn't start out rich
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you had to start somewhere so for those
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of you that know and understand that
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your life wasn't always great for you
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understand it these people that are in
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need of your help
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life hasn't always been grateful but you
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can make a difference you can provide an
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opportunity of a lifetime for someone by
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simply allowing allowing them to just
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live in your house so I mean landlords
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property owners we got a step up we got
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to do it
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