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
Thousands of Coloradans struggling to pay rent asked the state for help. $6.5 million later, phones are still ringing.
Nine months into the pandemic, Colorado’s housing assistance office spent $1 million to hire an out-of-state contractor to process applications for rent and mortgage help. The cost has grown as HORNE added 100 workers, of which slightly more than half live outside of Colorado.
As 2020 winds down, renter programs get more money as Colorado’s state eviction moratorium is set to end
Funds to help people struggling with rent and mortgages payments are replenished as landlord applications for aid quadruples. Meanwhile, the federal eviction ban was extended to Jan. 31 as part of the new federal relief bill
Eviction ban or not, Colorado tenants still worry about their rent while landlords struggle to survive
Federal unemployment benefits helped the jobless pay their bills. But as the pandemic drags on and the aid dries up, renters and their landlords are seeking other solutions.
Colorado governor bans evictions for tenants who can prove financial hardship because of coronavirus
The order, which lasts at least 30 days, comes after the Democrat faced months of pressure from housing advocates
“COVID is still affecting everything”: Fears still mounting over a forthcoming Colorado eviction surge
Colorado eviction courts are seeing a buildup in cases now that moratoriums have expired
“We have nowhere to go”: Hundreds of thousands of Coloradans at risk of eviction
For one Aurora family, eviction could come as soon as this week. The case against them was filed before Gov. Jared Polis’ executive order pausing evictions went into effect.
Fearing economic uncertainty, residents seek to buy their Boulder County mobile-home park to avoid evictions
Sans Souci park residents hope to find backing to become their own landlords and stabilize rent during the coronavirus crisis. Their biggest hurdle: A willing seller.
Colorado Democrats unveil plan for $70 million in federal coronavirus aid, including small business loans and renter help
Republicans say they were not consulted on the state’s CARES Act spending once again.
Michael Bennet: Coronavirus and a housing crisis go hand in hand. Congress must act.
Opinion: Why Colorado needs an immediate statewide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures
Opinion: Coloradans facing threat of eviction, foreclosure cry out for relief
When coronavirus eases up in Colorado, 450,000 renters could face eviction, study says
Some local jurisdictions in Colorado have informal, temporary bans on evictions through actions putting off any non-emergency court hearings or sheriff’s enforcement of orders
Colorado teachers union: Pay everyone through school year, negotiate remote learning and halt evictions
The Colorado Education Association delivered a petition to Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday signed by more than 3,000 members
Opinion: We bailed out the banks, now it’s their turn to bail the people out
Colorado governor asks landlords to forgo evictions, penalties for late rent; forms business-response panel
There are nearly 300 confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado. Four people have been killed by the disease.
Colorado renters may have eviction records even though they’ve never been evicted. Lawmakers want to change that.
The push in Colorado comes after a handful of laws passed last session focused on addressing affordable housing, homelessness and renter’s rights.
Parked: New state law brings hope to Colorado’s mobile-home residents
“There was a convergence.” Politics, a housing crisis and activism produced a long-awaited sign of hope for mobile-home owners.