Humane Society of Charlotte

Ron Rivera
Jodie Valade / WFAE

How much stuff do you accumulate over nine years?

Everyday life has a way of throwing lots of papers, knick-knacks and clothing at us over time. It adds up.

Now imagine you’re an NFL head coach who gets lots of free T-shirts, jackets and shoes, all with the team logo on them. After nine years, it really adds up.

Which is why Ron Rivera decided to have a yard sale Saturday.

ROBERT LARSSON / UNSPLASH

For renters in Charlotte who need affordable housing the challenge is already daunting enough.  The city says the supply of affordable units is at least 24,000 short of the demand. But renters with pets face additional hurdles.