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Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Colorado’s free rent program has paid out 15.2% of its available federal funds

Six months into the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, payments are speeding up, but only a sliver of the $690 million available has been tapped and people still are waiting for help.

Housing

Colorado’s COVID rent-assistance program is now paying out five times more following changes

Local governments were faster at distributing federal dollars than the state. With the national eviction moratorium over, federal and state improvements have sped up rent payments.

Housing

U.S. Supreme Court allows evictions to resume during pandemic

The court's conservative majority blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Economy

Colorado has paid out just 7.4% of its federal rent-assistance funds

The Department of Local Affairs, which oversees the rental housing assistance program, switched vendors to speed up pandemic payments.

Housing

Colorado governor extends some eviction protections to residents still waiting for rent assistance

The national eviction moratorium ends Saturday as thousands of Coloradans wait for promised monthly rent help

Housing

Colorado’s COVID-19 rent assistance program sees delays, fraud as eviction moratorium is set to end Saturday

Some tenants and landlords were approved for COVID-19 rental relief months ago but have still not received a payment.

Economy