Coolidge Place Development Clears Major Hurdle

State approves Low-Income Housing Tax Credits for the project; groundbreaking in Oak Park to take place by Spring 2019 South Oakland Shelter (SOS) today announced a major step forward in its plans to build Coolidge Place, a high-quality, affordable housing development in Oak Park, MI. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has reserved $1,361,400 [...]

By |2018-07-27T20:26:26-04:00July 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Brightens SOS Office

 Volunteers donate time, talents and more to create a warm environment for both clients and staff Brand-new lockers. Freshly planted flowers. Sky-blue paint for the new bike shed. Toys galore for the play room. These were but a few of the generous donations the South Oakland Shelter received from Mercedes-Benz Financial Services as part [...]

By |2018-07-09T17:00:24-04:00July 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Third Annual Rent Party Raises the Roof (and Funds) To Fight Housing Crisis in Metro Detroit

Kresge Mansion bash draws hundreds of SOS supporters, but more help is needed. South Oakland Shelter’s Third Annual Rent Party blended the past with the present – in hopes of forging a brighter future for people facing homelessness in metro Detroit. Hundreds of party-goers filled Detroit’s beautifully restored Kresge Mansion on June 2 for [...]

By |2018-06-21T16:29:41-04:00June 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments