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  • Affordable Housing for the Working Low-Income

    This group builds affordable housing for the working low-income in Fort Collins, advocates for more affordable housing, and educates the public and elected leaders about housing issues. Read More

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    CARE (Community Affordable Residences Enterprise, Inc.)
  • Breaking a Lease - What You Need to Know

    Your responsibilities when breaking a lease. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Landlord/Tenant Handbook

    Tips for tenants/landlords, lease agreements, repair/maintenance and more, including the housing code and other requirements of the City of Longmont. This handbook is available in English and Spanish. (You must have Adobe Reader to read the handbook. You can download it from City of Longmont website.) Content Detail

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    City of Longmont
  • Leases - General Information

    Covers the following: 1) What is a lease? 2) What to watch out for in a lease. 3) What a month-to-month tenancy is. 4) When the Landlord is allowed to raise the rent, how often, and what to do if you don't agree with the increase/ 5) What you should do when you move in. 6) What you should do while you are living in the property. 7) What you should do when you move out. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • San Miguel County Housing Authority

    Provides housing assistance to low-income families, the disabled and elderly. Programs offered include Family Self-Sufficiency, Housing counseling, Public Housing, Section 8 and Rental Listings. Content Detail

  • Tenant/Landlord Counseling

    Jeffco Action Center's Tenant / Landlord Counseling program offers call-in service concerning tenant or landlord rights and obligations under Colorado law. Experienced and qualified individuals provide free assistance to clients needing help on tenant landlord issues. Content Detail

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    Jeffco Action Center, Inc.
  • Landlord Tenant Information

    This site provides information about what can be done to set up a good landlord/tenant relationship. (Click on the website, then click on 'Landlord/Tenant Info' on the left side of the page.) Content Detail

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    Office of the Sheriff, Eagle County Colorado
  • Lead-Based Paint in Homes

    This site has information on how to check your home and family for lead, reducing lead exposure, removing lead-based paint and a list of resources for more help with this problem. Content Detail

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    Colorado State University Cooperative Extension
  • National Low Income Housing Coalition

    This group is dedicated solely to ending America’s affordable housing crisis. They educate, organize and advocate to ensure decent, affordable housing within healthy neighborhoods for everyone. Content Detail

  • Renter's Kit

    If you know your rights, apartment hunting doesn't have to be a hassle. This site has information about your rights and responsibilities, budgeting, where to receive housing assistance and counseling, and more. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Request that the Court Waive Your Filing Fees

    This links to the instructions and forms on the Colorado Judicial (courts) site regarding how to complete the information you need to ask the courts to waive your filing fees. Content Detail

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Rights as a Tenant After Job Ends with Landlord

    This information will help you figure out what to do if you receive your housing as partial compensation for your job, but then your job ends. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Safe Housing for the Elderly

    Quick facts, including information about shelter and protection, comfort and self-expression, safety issues, condition of living area and more. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado State University Cooperative Extension