2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 38 - Property - Real and Personal
Tenants and Landlords
Article 12 - Tenants and Landlords
Part 2 - Mobile Home Park Act
§ 38-12-213. Rental agreement - disclosure of terms in writing

CO Rev Stat ยง 38-12-213 (2016) What's This?

(1) The terms and conditions of a tenancy must be adequately disclosed in writing in a rental agreement by the management to any prospective home owner prior to the rental or occupancy of a mobile home space or lot. Said disclosures shall include:

(a) The term of the tenancy and the amount of rent therefor, subject to the requirements of subsection (4) of this section;

(b) The day rental payment is due and payable;

(c) The day when unpaid rent shall be considered in default;

(d) The rules and regulations of the park then in effect;

(e) The name and mailing address where a manager's decision can be appealed;

(f) All charges to the home owner other than rent.

(2) Said rental agreement shall be signed by both the management and the home owner, and each party shall receive a copy thereof.

(3) The management and the home owner may include in a rental agreement terms and conditions not prohibited by this part 2.

(4) The terms of tenancy shall be specified in a written rental agreement subject to the following conditions:

(a) The standard rental agreement shall be for a month-to-month tenancy.

(b) Upon written request by the home owner to the landlord, the landlord shall allow a rental agreement for a fixed tenancy of not less than one year if the home owner is current on all rent payments and is not in violation of the terms of the then-current rental agreement; except that an initial rental agreement for a fixed tenancy may be for less than one year in order to ensure conformity with a standard anniversary date. A landlord shall not evict or otherwise penalize a home owner for requesting a rental agreement for a fixed period.

(c) A landlord may, in the landlord's discretion, allow a lease for a fixed period of longer than one year. In such circumstances, the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection (4) shall not apply.

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