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Apartment Association Statement Regarding Introduction of HB23-1115
Apartment Association Statement Regarding Introduction of HB23-1115

In response to the Colorado State House introducing bill HB23-1115, which would allow municipalities to enact rent control to the detriment of their communities, Drew Hamrick, general counsel and senior VP of government affairs, of the Colorado Apartment Association issued the following... Continue Reading

01/25/2023


Eviction rates have stabilized, remain in normal range
Eviction rates have stabilized, remain in normal range

According to data from the Denver County Court, combined with data from the Colorado Judicial Branch statistical report, the Colorado Apartment Association has found that current eviction filings remain in the normal range, according to the numbers compiled over the last 20 years. Total eviction... Continue Reading

10/6/2022


Lawmakers Remove Rent Control Provision from Mobile Homes Bill
Lawmakers Remove Rent Control Provision from Mobile Homes Bill

Governor Polis’ Opposition to Rent Control Helps Inspire Amendment Continue Reading

04/25/2022


CAA and BARHA Launch Housing Resource Websites for Residents Displaced by the Marshall Fire
CAA and BARHA Launch Housing Resource Websites for Residents Displaced by the Marshall Fire

The Colorado Apartment Association (CAA) is launching a housing directory (https://www.caahq.org/available-apartments-for-displaced-families) for residents displaced by the Marshall Fire, helping them locate vacant rental housing units available for immediate move-in. CAA will also make an... Continue Reading

01/2/2022


Colorado Rental Housing Market Remains Stable, Continually Above National Average for Rent Payments
Colorado Rental Housing Market Remains Stable, Continually Above National Average for Rent Payments

DENVER (August 30, 2021)—For the first half of 2021, Colorado renters paid their rent at rates higher than the national average – continuing a trend ahead of national rates since the start of the pandemic in April of 2020. In July, 97% of Colorado renters made their payments, compared... Continue Reading

09/1/2021


The CDC has released a new order prohibiting evictions until Oct. 3.
The CDC has released a new order prohibiting evictions until Oct. 3.

The CDC has released a new order prohibiting evictions until Oct. 3. The order applies to counties with high COVID-19 cases. While the Order is "new," it is essentially an extension of the previous CDC Order that has been in place since September 2020. Continue Reading

08/4/2021


COLORADO APARTMENT ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES RESPONSE TO SCALING BACK THE 30-DAY NOTICE REQUIREMENT
COLORADO APARTMENT ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES RESPONSE TO SCALING BACK THE 30-DAY NOTICE REQUIREMENT

DENVER (July 30, 2021) – Drew Hamrick, senior vice president and general counsel at the Colorado Apartment Association, released a statement in response to the 30-day notice requirement for tenants needing rental assistance. “The Governor's scaling back of the 30-day notice... Continue Reading

08/2/2021


Governor extends 30-day rent demand requirement. What you need to know about the new executive order
Governor extends 30-day rent demand requirement. What you need to know about the new executive order

Today, Governor Polis announced Executive Order 120, extending for the third time the requirement for landlords to serve 30-day rent demands instead of 10-day rent demands. In addition, the new order keeps EO-110 in effect, which requires landlords to serve the DOLA FAQs with every type of... Continue Reading

07/2/2021


Rent Payments Remain High in Colorado at 97.9%
Rent Payments Remain High in Colorado at 97.9%

Colorado’s rent collection rate 0.9 percentage points higher than the national rate DENVER (June 10, 2021) – Colorado’s rent collection rate was 97.9% as of May 27, 2021, which is 1.1% higher than rent collections from the previous year, with a 96.8% rate recorded in May... Continue Reading

06/10/2021


Governor Extends 30-day Rent Demands Through June 30 and Adds New Requirement
Governor Extends 30-day Rent Demands Through June 30 and Adds New Requirement

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Governor Polis signed EO 110, which extends the previous EO 88 and EO 105 for another 30 days. This means that between now and July 1, landlords must keep serving 30-day rent demands instead of 10-day rent demands. There is also a new requirement that before an eviction... Continue Reading

by Mark Tschetter
06/3/2021


Rent Payments Remain High in Colorado at 96.7%
Rent Payments Remain High in Colorado at 96.7%

Colorado’s rent collection rate 1.7 percentage points higher than the national rate Continue Reading

05/21/2021


Explaining the Breakdown of One Dollar of Rent
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