Rental forms and resources for Colorado##
Fillable, HomeKasa SmartForms##
For property owners, property managers, tenants and real estate agents##
Key provisions of Tenant Rights in the state of Colorado##
What are my rights as a tenant in Colorado?##
When it comes to renting an apartment or home, both landlords and tenants have rights that must be respected. Landlords must provide safe and habitable rental units, while tenants are expected to pay rent on time and take care of the property. Colorado landlords must provide their tenants with a livable and safe rental unit. This includes making any necessary repairs in a reasonable amount of time.
- Be provided with a livable and safe rental unit
- Have the landlord make any necessary repairs in a reasonable amount of time
- Be given proper notice before a landlord enters the rental unit
- Be free from discrimination based on any protected characteristic
- Have the right to privacy in their rental unit
What are my rights as a landlord in Colorado?##
Landlords in Colorado have the right to:
- Receive rent payments on time
- Be reimbursed for any damage caused by a tenant beyond normal wear and tear
- Have the property vacated by a tenant who is breaking the terms of the lease or rental agreement
If a tenant is breaking the terms of the lease or rental agreement, the landlord has the right to have the property vacated. Landlords also have the right to receive rent payments on time and be reimbursed for any damage caused by a tenant beyond normal wear and tear.
2021 changes to Colorado Landlord-Tenant law##
- HB-1211 prohibits a landlord from raising a tenant's rent more than one time in a 12 month period.
- HB-1211 also instructs landlords to give a 60 day notice to tenants before raising their rent. Landlords are prohibited from terminating a tenancy to get around this requirement.