COVID-19 Resources

Resources and Information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Renter Resources

Colorado Housing Financial Assistance Programs

If you would like to provide your tenants with resources to help meet their rent obligations, here is a link to state, county and city resources.

English: [PDF]  [DOC]  |  Spanish [PDF]  [DOC]


Resident Subsidies that Goes Directly to Housing Providers

Specific Criteria for Multiple Renter Assistance Programs


CDC Moratorim on Evictions

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) moratorium (extended to June 30, 2021) on evictions only applies to rent cases.  A resident is only protected from an eviction if a CDC declaration is submitted.  

View the updated order

View the CDC FAQ


DOLA: Emergency Rental Assistance for Renters

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Residents

Colorado Office of Unemployment: Information about filing unemployment

Concerned About Rent?  Here's how the Government Can Help

Colorado Housing Financial Assistance Programs


Donate to Resident Relief Foundation

All contributions made in Colorado will be granted in Colorado

MORE INFORMATION  |  DONATE HERE


Public Orders

Gov. Polis' Executive Order D-2021-073 (Late Fees) (3/28/2021)

Complete List of Gov. Polis' Public Health Orders

CDC Eviction Moratorium (10/9/2020; updated 3/29/2021)

Gov. Polis' Executive Order D 2020 202  (9/22/2020)

Gov. Polis' Executive Order D 2020 185 (9/8/2020)

Gov. Polis' Executive Order D 2020 162 (8/10/2020)

Gov. Polis' Executive Order D 2020 134 (7/12/2020)

Gov. Polis' Executive Order D 2020 101 (6/13/2020)


Documents and Resources

CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economy Security) Act Flowchart (4/1/2020)

US Chamber of Commerce: SBA Paycheck Protection Program (4/1/2020)

COVID Multi-Industry Construction Guidance (4/1/2020)

Sample "Essential Business" Travel Letter (Word Doc) (3/25/2020)

CoAdvantage: Human Resources Related Resources (3/24/2020)

NMHC: Multifamily Preparedness Begins with an Incident Response Plan (3/10/2020)

CDC: What the Public Should Do (3/5/2020)

CDC: Stop the Spread of Germs (3/5/2020)

MEDIA INQUIRIES

Michelle Lyng (email)
Novitas Communications


LEASE & FORM AMENDMENTS

The following forms are suggested to be used as needed as it relates to Coronavirus.

Demand For Rent (modified for COVID)(4/7/2020)

Coronavirus Settlement Agreement & Release (4/7/2020)

Notice of CARES Act (6/1/2020)

Rent Due Notice (5/5/2020)

Virus Addendum  (6/22/2020)


TASK FORCE MEETINGS

The COVID-19 task force has been meeting since March to discuss business during the pandemic.  Members can access task force meeting notes below:

CLICK HERE


RESOURCES

Colorado Division of Health COVID-19 Resources

CDC Coronavirus Resource Center

NMHC: Coronavirus Preparedness for Apartment Firms

NAA: Guidance for Dealing with the Coronavirus

Community Community : COVID-19 Resources Industry News Newsroom

Explaining the Breakdown of One Dollar of Rent

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Explaining the Breakdown of One Dollar of Rent

There exists a misconception that rental housing owners enjoy large margins and can continue operating in the absence of rent payments, and with so much discussion around rents during COVID-19, the National Apartment Association (NAA) has released resources that help explain the breakdown of $1 of... Continue Reading

04/5/2021


Rental Market Remains Strong, Rent Rates Are Flat Amid Pandemic

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Rental Market Remains Strong, Rent Rates Are Flat Amid Pandemic

The Apartment Association of Metro Denver released Q3 2020 results from the quarterly Denver Metro Area Apartment Vacancy and Rent Survey conducted by the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business and Colorado Economic Management Associates. The report showed a strong rental market... Continue Reading

10/22/2020


Mandatory Mask Order: Frequently Asked Questions

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Mandatory Mask Order: Frequently Asked Questions

Effective July 17, 2020 there is a mandatory statewide mask order, requiring all people in Colorado over age ten to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth in any public indoor space to alleviate the spread of COVID-19. The order is currently in effect indefinitely. Here are some answers... Continue Reading

07/17/2020


A Virtual Response to COVID-19 Crisis

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A Virtual Response to COVID-19 Crisis

In March 2020 the world, and our way of life as we knew it, changed. The Coronavirus pandemic required not only the AAMD to postpone key events and education but threw the industry into a state of confusion. The pandemic created chaos with daily changes to the way the apartment industry –... Continue Reading

06/1/2020


NAA Drives Industry COVID-19 Priorities Forward

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NAA Drives Industry COVID-19 Priorities Forward

The National Apartment Association (NAA) has tirelessly advocated on behalf of the apartment industry and our members as the nation grapples with COVID-19. On March 13, NAA sent a letter to Congress that expressed our strong opposition to any broad-based moratorium on evictions. Additionally, we... Continue Reading

04/30/2020


What does "Safer At Home" Mean?

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What does "Safer At Home" Mean?

Last month, Governor Jared Polis provided an update on how the state is responding to COVID-19 and provided further clarification on what the Safer-at-Home phase of the pandemic will look like for Coloradans. “I want to reiterate, the Safer-at-Home phase is not going back to life as normal.... Continue Reading

04/23/2020


COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Management Companies

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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Management Companies

Am I responsible to make sure residents at my community wear face masks? No member’s existing lease explicitly requires residents to wear a mask. Consequently, in order to plausibly claim that a resident has an obligation to wear a mask, the owner would have to rely on the unlawful... Continue Reading

03/30/2020


COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Apartment Residents

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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Apartment Residents

Below are a few frequently asked questions we have received from apartment residents in Colorado as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that I am suddenly unemployed or unable to pay my rent, what can I do? The best thing you can do is to email or call your housing provider as soon as... Continue Reading

03/28/2020


Stay at Home Orders: Information for AAMD Supplier Members

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Stay at Home Orders: Information for AAMD Supplier Members

Dear Supplier Members, The Governor (on a statewide level), the Mayors of Denver and Boulder (on local levels) and the Tri-County Health Depart (for Arapahoe, Douglas and Adams Counties) have issued orders that affect the operations of businesses. The issue is fairly straight forward for... Continue Reading

03/25/2020


CAA Announces Response to COVID-19 for Rental Housing Providers

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CAA Announces Response to COVID-19 for Rental Housing Providers

DENVER (March 24, 2020) – Today the Colorado Apartment Association’s COVID-19 task force, which is made up of representatives from nearly 45 medium and large housing communities and housing providers throughout the state, announced its recommendations for Colorado rental housing... Continue Reading

03/24/2020


25 Rental Housing Operational Tips for Getting Through COVID-19

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25 Rental Housing Operational Tips for Getting Through COVID-19

The below are best practices gleaned from various rental housing management companies throughout the region and do not represent recommendations from the Colorado Apartment Association or any of its subsidiaries. Continue Reading

03/19/2020


Coronavirus Preparedness Tips for Residents

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Coronavirus Preparedness Tips for Residents

Every management company will do things differently – mindful that their top priority is the health and wellbeing of their residents and employees. Continue Reading

03/19/2020