PHOTOS: Pittsburgh protest calls for rent/mortgage freeze amid pandemic

A protester holds a sign demanding a freeze for May rent. (Pittsburgh Current photos by Jake Mysliwczyk)

By Jake Mysliwczyk

Nearly 40 vehicles gathered Friday afternoon demanding a rent/mortgage freeze should be put in place for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many vehicles had signs and painted windows with words to local government officials and landlords. The protest occurred in Pittsburgh’s Greenfield neighborhood blocking north-bound traffic on the Greenfield Bridge. Pittsburgh Police were on scene to assist with traffic.

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Jake Mysliwczyk is the Visuals Editor for the Pittsburgh Current, where this photo essay first appeared