Information for Landlords and Tenants Regarding Warranty of Habitability
C.R.S. seg. 38-12-503 (3)
Under the Warranty of Habitability, C.R.S. sec. 38-12-503 (3), if a rental property is uninhabitable due to a catastrophe, the landlord may terminate the rental agreement without further liability.
Landlords are not responsible for paying for motel/hotel costs for a tenant displaced by a catastrophe.
Landlords are not responsible for compensating a tenant for damage to personal property caused by a catastrophe. Tenants who have renter’s insurance should contact their insurance company to determine if they have coverage for replacement.
For information on landlord-tenant issues, contact Community & Neighborhood Resources at (303) 651-8444.