Resources

The information posted here is offered for the convenience of residential tenants and landlords in the State of Colorado.  It is intended to serve as a general guide.  It is not legal advice and is not intended as a substitute for legal advice. It does not address all residential housing situations.  It doesn’t address public housing, hotels, motels or recreational lodging.  It doesn’t address employee/occupants – persons employed by the landlord as a manager or custodian if the right to occupy the rental property is conditioned upon continued employment in the premises.  It’s advisable that you review your specific city ordinances in case they supplement Colorado landlord/tenant law.  You may want to consult Colorado Legal Services’ resources at www.coloradolegalservices.org, as well.

Landlord-Tenant Statutes

For your convenience, we have posted the following residential landlord-tenant statutes.  Be aware, there may have been changes to the law since the statutes have been posted.

Tenant Laws that Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

Security Deposit Statute

Military Members: Tenant’s Rights and Responsibilities

Mobile Home Statutes

Eviction Statutes

Warranty of Habitability Statute (Requesting Repairs)

Evictions (Forcible Entry and Detainer)

Eviction Process

Eviction Statutes

Inspecting Property before You Rent

Signing a Lease Agreement?  Know What You Are Agreeing to Do

What to Do Before You Move-Out

What Every Tenant Should Know Before Breaking a Lease

How to Dispute Credit Report Errors

Requesting Repairs

Warranty of Habitability Statute (Requesting Repairs)

Roommate Disputes

Security Deposits

Small Claims Court

Local Housing Code Departments

Mediation Programs

Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act *“NOTE:  The Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant is a model Act that has been adopted by twenty-one other States.  It has not been adopted in Colorado.  It is not Colorado law.  If you are interested in having the Act adopted in Colorado, you may want to contact your State Representative and Senator.”