DETROIT, MI/ AUGUST 17 :00 PM EDT / Protest For Eviction Moritorium Extension

SigAct:

50 people protested outside the 36th District Courthouse 421 Madison St, Detroit, MI 48226

The group, organized by Detroit Eviction Defense, demanded an extension of the moratorium on evictionse and an end to evictions period.

 The state has estimated a backlog of 75,000 eviction filings once the moratorium lifts. 

Sources:

News:

https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2020/08/17/detroit-eviction-defense-extension-moratorium-detroit/5599802002/

https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/2020/07/13/eviction-moratorium-lifts-eviction-tenants-renters-advice/5397052002/

Recommendations:

With 75,000 potential eviction filings, issue could be trigger Leftist groups have been looking for to jump start protest participation