Fair Housing and Renters Rights

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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.

Renter Rights

The Community Development Division is charged with preserving affordable housing, preventing homelessness, and improving struggling neighborhoods. By providing practical resources for renters, we help achieve these goals. Ensuring renters and landlords know their rights and responsibilities helps prevent unjust evictions, and keep people housed. 

In collaboration with community partners such as Colorado Legal Services, Pikes Peak Library District and The Justice Center, the Division provides workshops and materials to educate the public on renter rights.

Renter Rights 101, August 24, 2021

To view video captions in many languages click CC (Subtitles/ closed captions) at bottom right, click the gear image (settings) , then click Subtitles/CC, then click auto-translate, select your language.

On August 26, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidated the federal eviction moratorium. Emergency housing resources can be found here: https://coloradosprings.gov/communitydevelopment/page/emergency-housing-...