ALAMEDA (CBS SF) – Things got heated at a meeting of the Alameda City Council Wednesday night, as police tackled a member of the Alameda Renters’ Coalition and put at least two people in handcuffs.
According to KCBS Radio reporter Chris Filippi, it started after coalition members tried to storm the crowded council chambers to talk about the city’s housing crisis.READ MORE: Lawsuit Alleges Low-Income Homeowners Were Manipulated Into Getting PACE Green-Energy Loans
Filippi snapped this picture after the confrontation.
The coalition was upset that landlords got there early and took up all the seats in chambers.
Members of the coalition support a measure to temporarily stop evictions and rent increases.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: 2 Dead, 7 Injured, 1 Arrest In Suspected DUI Crash In Pittsburg
As of early Thursday morning, the meeting is ongoing.