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  • 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

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Breaking a Lease - What You Need to Know

    Your responsibilities when breaking a lease. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Eviction

    Includes - definition of an eviction; when a landlord can evict you; the eviction procedure; what your legal defenses may be and links to other helpful information on the web. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Landlords and Lockouts

    What is a lockout and can a landlord lock you out of your rental unit? What can you do if you have been locked out? Can you break the locks if you have been locked out? This resource answers those questions plus includes links to more information. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Landlords and Tenants - Evictions, Leases and More

    Scroll down on the webpage to find the eviction information. Content Detail

    By:
    Office of the Sheriff, Eagle County
  • Leases

    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