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Ten Common Rules Broken Under The Landlord Tenant Laws - Colorado

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Posted by Joseph Stengel on December 07, 2016

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Here is the list of the 10 most common rules broken by tenants under Colorado landlord tenant law. They are:

  1. Failing to pay rent on time (or at all)  – 
  2. Smoking in the property – 
  3. Keeping a pet at the property – 
  4. Damaging or making alterations to the premises (know what can be withheld from a security deposit) – 
  5. Changing the locks – 
  6. Causing disturbances or a nuisance to neighboring properties – 
  7. Subletting without notifying the landlord (you might be better served by knowing how to terminate a lease than illegally subletting) – 
  8. Failing to maintain the property as required – 
  9. Redecorating without permission – 
  10. Allowing persons unknown to the lease to move in  – 

Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, you want to make sure you have read the lease and that you have complied with its provisions. Make sure both parties understand the rules. The lease should also clearly spell out the penalties for violations. Click the button below to download a list of the landlord tenant laws in Colorado. 

List of Colorado  Landlord Tenant Laws   

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This information is provided for educational purposes only and cannot be taken as legal advice. Neither I, nor the other attorneys at Evans Case, LLP, nor any person or entity that I or any such firm represents, has agreed to enter into any agreement, or to incur any obligation, nor has any attorney/client relationship been created by e-mail, fax or other electronic means unless specifically and expressly so provided. No attorney/client relationship exists in the absence of an executed engagement letter or fee contract.

Topics: Colorado Landlord Tenant Law

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