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What is considered low-income in Colorado?

What is considered low-income in Colorado?

The study found that 8 percent of Colorado households meet the federal poverty definition, which for a family of two is around $16,460 and below, regardless of the county.

How do I evict a month-to-month tenant in Colorado?

It is equally easy for tenants in Colorado to get out of a month-to-month rental agreement. You must provide the same amount of notice (21 days) as the landlord. Be sure to check your rental agreement which may require that you give notice on the first of the month or on another specific date.

Are there any eviction hearings going on in Colorado?

While law enforcement is not delivering eviction notices during Colorado’s state of emergency, and many district judges and cities have suspended eviction proceedings, others are still allowing cases to be filed, but delaying hearings. Attorneys say at least one jurisdiction, Montrose County, has held teleconference eviction hearings.

Is there a moratorium on evictions in Colorado?

Unlike more than 30 other states, Colorado does not have a statewide moratorium on evictions during the coronavirus outbreak. Instead, Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, has issued guidance to limit evictions, requesting that landlords work with tenants on payment plans and waive late fees — but he has not required them to do so.

Is there a cure period for eviction in Colorado?

Unlike other states, renters in Colorado have almost no “cure period,” or time to pay back debt and prevent eviction, said Jack Regenbogen, a senior attorney with the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, a legal aid organization. In Colorado, the period ends the moment that the eviction is filed.

Is there an eviction ban during a state of emergency?

– No evictions during state of emergency. Lawmakers have suspended the filing of eviction complaints until 60 days after the end of the state of emergency. Mayor’s order extends the state of emergency (and with it the eviction ban) through May 20, 2021.