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Drew Litton: The jaws of eviction loom in Colorado

Opinion

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

Business

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.

Business

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

Coronavirus

“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

Coronavirus

“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.

Coloradans

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.

Growth

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.

Politics and Government

Michael Bennet: Coronavirus and a housing crisis go hand in hand. Congress must act.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Why Colorado needs an immediate statewide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Coloradans facing threat of eviction, foreclosure cry out for relief

Opinion Columns

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

Coronavirus

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

Education

Opinion: We bailed out the banks, now it’s their turn to bail the people out

Opinion Columns

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.

Coronavirus

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.

Politics and Government

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.

Politics and Government

Opinion: House Bill 1118 could help renters avoid eviction

Opinion Columns

It’s the Year of the Renter at the Colorado statehouse, from rent control to less stringent eviction timelines

Several bills are on Colorado Democrats’ agenda to fix what tenants call an imbalance of power, while landlords say too much, too fast could worsen housing crisis

Growth