About 10 people with the City-Wide Tenant Union of Rochester gathered outside the Hall of Justice on Monday morning as housing courts reopened to some eviction cases.
They carried signs bearing messages such as “Eviction Free Zone” and “Resist Evictions.”
To help people during the coronavirus pandemic, eviction proceedings have been on holdsince March, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo implemented a statewide moratorium that ended June 20. Then in May, Cuomo extended the executive order until Aug. 20.