Colorado

Landlord/Tenant/Renting

Self Help Legal Info

  • Breaking a Lease - What You Need to Know

    Your responsibilities when breaking a lease. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Leases - General Information

    What you need to do when you move in, a general description of what should be in a lease, frequently asked questions and links to more information about leases on the Internet. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Roommates and Leases

    This explains what to do if your roommate does not pay rent, violates the lease, or moves out before the lease ends. It also provides information about adding a new roommate to the lease and offers a sample roommate agreement. Read More

    By:
    Nolo Law for All (nolo.com)
  • Information for Renters - Security Deposits

    Important steps to take when moving in, moving out, retrieving deposits from landlords, how to file in small claims court and how to file a civil action suit. Please note that some of the links in this document go to .pdf files. You need Adobe Reader to open these files. Go to adobe.com to get your free version. (Currently the format of the Spanish version is different but has the same information.) Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services - Fort Collins
  • Can a Landlord Take a Tenant's Property?

    Information about landlord liens against tenant's personal property. 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
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Talk with a Lawyer on Law Line 9

    An advice line providing brief direction on legal problems. Read More

    By:
    Channel 9 News in Denver, Colorado