Protesters Surround Downtown LA Courthouse Demanding Rent Relief

CBS 2 - Dozens of people turned out for a protest in downtown Los Angeles Friday morning demanding that local and state officials extend a moratorium on evictions for struggling renters because of the ongoing economic crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

The protesters gathered outside the L.A. County Superior Court building and also staged a car caravan.

It was in response to a vote from the Judicial Council of California on Aug. 13 to lift the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures beginning Sept. 1.

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