Fair Housing

Resources

Fair Housing

This brochure linked to below is designed to provide general information to the residents of the Pikes Peak Region about fair housing laws and practices and related landlord/tenant issues. It is divided into three sections.

  1. Explanation of the Fair Housing Act.
  2. Landlord/Tenant Information which provides information for both landlords and tenants regarding the rights and responsibilities of both parties.
  3. The Community Resources section contains a directory of useful local, state, and federal agencies.

While the information in the brochure is provided to help individuals avoid or resolve conflicts in the area of housing, the information contained herein is not, and cannot substitute for legal advice about a specific problem that you may be encountering. For a legal opinion concerning a specific problem that you may be having, please consult an attorney.

Download the Brochures

You may request a printed copy of the brochure from the Community Development Division.

News

Penrose Perk: Community Development joins PPLD in Celebrating Fair Housing Month

Know your rights! Are you a renter? Trying to buy a home? Do you manage property? Connect with housing experts at Penrose Library at 9 am on Tuesday, April 10 to learn about Fair Housing law and how it affects you. If you can’t make it on 4/10, stop by Penrose anytime in April to check out some exciting and educational titles in their Fair Housing book display!

April is Fair Housing Month!

On Tuesday, March 27th, Colorado Springs City Council President Richard Skorman and Mayor John Suthers issued a joint proclamation declaring April Fair Housing Month. The Proclamation also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act. Community advocates Cindy Smallidge of People’s Access to Homes (PATH) and Joyce Salazar (SE Colorado Springs) joined Council and Community Development manager Steve Posey in witnessing and accepting the Fair Housing Proclamation.