Your tenant has used methamphetamine at your property and now you are stuck footing the bill for costly remediation and testing. Does your homeowners insurance policy cover this damage?
Governor Jared Polis issued Executive Order D 2020 051 (COVID-19), providing further eviction relief for tenants and mobile home owners.
What should Colorado landlords and property managers know when handling a tenant’s request for an emotional support or service animal? Landlords, owners’ associations, and property managers across Colorado have been experiencing an increase in requests for accommodations for assistance animals – either a traditional “service animal” or the increasingly common “emotional support animal.” When these … Continue Reading
Co-author: Jeremy S. Durham When a residential or commercial tenant defaults on a lease, it is in the landlord’s best interest to make aggressive efforts to mitigate the harm to the landlord. Because landlords do not know whether they can collect damages from the tenant or lease guarantors, landlords will want to do everything that … Continue Reading
As health care providers compete for patients, they seek locations convenient for patients. This phenomenon has driven clinics, urgent care facilities, and other health care providers into general office and store front retail space Health care providers create special leasing issues. Among other things, health care providers work with chemicals, they produce biomedical waste, their … Continue Reading
Co-Author: Catherine A. Hance, Esq. Question 1: A tenant gives appropriate notice to vacate a rental unit and vacates the premises in accord with that notice. When must the landlord return the security deposit to the vacating tenant? Answer 1: A landlord must, within “one month after the termination of a lease or surrender and acceptance … Continue Reading
Co-Author: Oliver E. Frascona, Esq. I have a lease listing. A potential tenant initially contacted me through another broker. Now the potential tenant wants to work with me directly. How can I avoid a procuring cause dispute with the broker who initially brought me the tenant? Some brokers invest substantial time with owners, buyers, and … Continue Reading