Couches, mattresses and more covered the steps at Louisville’s Hall of Justice Wednesday morning.The furniture was spray painted with messages like “Housing is not a luxury” and “Corporations get bailed out.”We’re told the stuff was left there to send a message about the growing number of evictions during the pandemic and the need for more protections for renters. Video and photos of the display were sent by livestreamer Mathew Ballard. Watch his live video hereCrews can be seen removing the items toward the end of the video. As for who did it, we’re told it was a group of concerned citizens.Earlier this month, the city announced it was putting more than $21 million of federal funding toward keeping people from getting evicted. It can be used to pay for up to three months of rent.Louisville’s eviction COVID-19 relief fund information: Click here. Applications became available July 1.

Couches, mattresses and more covered the steps at Louisville’s Hall of Justice Wednesday morning.

The furniture was spray painted with messages like “Housing is not a luxury” and “Corporations get bailed out.”

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We’re told the stuff was left there to send a message about the growing number of evictions during the pandemic and the need for more protections for renters.

Video and photos of the display were sent by livestreamer Mathew Ballard. Watch his live video here

Crews can be seen removing the items toward the end of the video. As for who did it, we’re told it was a group of concerned citizens.

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Mathew Ballard

Items removed from Hall of Justice steps

Earlier this month, the city announced it was putting more than $21 million of federal funding toward keeping people from getting evicted. It can be used to pay for up to three months of rent.

Louisville’s eviction COVID-19 relief fund information: Click here. Applications became available July 1.

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