Warranty of Habitability

When is a Rental Property Uninhabitable in Colorado? Landlord’s Breach of the Warranty of Habitability

When is a Rental Property Uninhabitable in Colorado? Landlord’s Breach of the Warranty of Habitability

Property owners in Colorado who desire to rent their homes to tenants must abide by the Warranty of Habitability.  But what requirements exist and what makes a home "uninhabitable?"  

When Is A Tenant Responsible For Maintenance of a Rental Property?

When Is A Tenant Responsible For Maintenance of a Rental Property?

As a tenant, you have certain obligations to the premises in terms of upkeep and maintenance under Colorado Landlord Tenant Statutes.  These obligations may not appear in your lease agreement, but you are no less responsible for not only knowing them, but upholding your obligations.

What is the Warranty of Habitability in Colorado?

What is the Warranty of Habitability in Colorado?

Every lease agreement carries with it an implied warranty of habitability.  That is, the landlord warrants to the tenant that the premises leased to the tenant for the purpose of habitation is in fact suitable for human habitation.  This does not need to be written in your lease in order to be in effect; the implied warranty of habitability is implied in every lease agreement.