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Colorado’s pandemic rental assistance programs get closer look from state auditors

BY: - May 12, 2021

Colorado’s Division of Housing within the state’s Department of Local Affairs is getting a closer look from state auditors this year. Two performance audits are underway to evaluate the state’s rental assistance program for landlords and the administrative costs associated with distributing the pandemic relief funds that were allocated by lawmakers during last year’s special […]

Disaster firm hired to help Colorado process massive backlog of rental assistance requests brings in more hands

BY: - March 10, 2021

Colorado’s Division of Housing is trying to dig its way out of a massive backlog of rental assistance requests, which flooded its system throughout December, January and February — and they are hiring more people to do so.  In January, Colorado’s Department of Local Affairs, where the housing division resides, hired disaster response firm Horne […]

Eviction moratoriums set to expire by the new year. It’s unclear if they will be renewed.

BY: - December 14, 2020

State and federal eviction moratoriums are set to expire at the end of the month, and it’s unclear whether officials will extend them into the new year. During a media briefing on Friday, Gov. Jared Polis did not commit either way to renewing the statewide eviction moratorium, instead saying he’d follow the federal government’s lead. […]

Emergency housing funds could dry up by mid-November, state official says

BY: - August 13, 2020

There wasn’t much good news announced during Colorado’s monthly State Housing Board meeting on Tuesday. The meeting came as fear continues to mount among housing advocates and nonprofits over a looming eviction crisis. On Aug. 10, Gov. Jared Polis extended an executive order that requires Colorado landlords to give tenants 30 days notice before filing […]