Tenant rights groups seek to bolster LA protections from COVID-19 evictions

The Hub - LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Community rights organizations are seeking to join a federal lawsuit to defend the city of Los Angeles’ COVID-19 emergency eviction protections and rent freeze, it was announced today.

Attorneys for the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment Action and Strategic Actions for a Just Economy filed a motion to intervene Wednesday in the legal action lodged last month by the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles. The Southland’s largest landlord organization wants to void protections from evictions enacted by the city during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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