Colorado Landlord Tenant Quick Overview


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Colorado Landlord Tenant Quick Overview

Colorado Disaster Legal Services

Free Legal Aid provides useful information about eviction. In addition to the video here, be sure you check out other resources.

What is the Eviction Process in Colorado

The eviction process in Colorado begins with the recognition that a tenant has violated the terms and conditions of their lease. The most common cause for this is non-payment of rent, but any lease violation qualifies. Check to learn more.


After a tenant receives an eviction notice, they often move out. But sometimes they try to stop or delay the eviction by using tenant defenses to evictions in Colorado. When tenants decide to fight the eviction, the case will likely end up in court, a Colorado landlord-tenant eviction hearing to be exact. Check to learn more.

Evictions (FED)

This page will help you learn about the rules & laws in Colorado in the area of Forcible Entry & Detainer/Eviction (FED), case filing form & fee requirements, available services in Colorado and common legal terms. Check to learn more.

Residential Rental Application

This is a form that's going to make it more streamlined for tenants who want to apply to rent from you.  How it works is a tenant fills out the application for rental, pays a fee, and then you follow the legal requirements to either approve or disapprove them. Check to learn more.

The Eviction Process in Colorado: Rules for Landlords and Property Managers

When evicting a tenant in Colorado, a landlord must carefully follow the rules and procedures set forth by Colorado law. Otherwise, the tenant may be able to claim that the eviction was unjustified or invalid. Check to learn more.