2022 Colorado Code
Title 38 - Property - Real and Personal
Article 12 - Tenants and Landlords
Part 5 - Obligation to Maintain Residential Premises - Unlawful Removal
§ 38-12-501. Legislative Declaration - Matter of Statewide Concern - Purposes and Policies

Universal Citation: CO Code § 38-12-501 (2022)
  1. The general assembly hereby finds and declares that the provisions of this part 5 are a matter of statewide concern. Any local government ordinance, resolution, or other regulation that is in conflict with this part 5 shall be unenforceable.
  2. The underlying purposes and policies of this part 5 are to:
    1. Simplify, clarify, modernize, and revise the law governing the rental of dwelling units and the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants;
    2. Encourage landlords and tenants to maintain and improve the quality of housing; and
    3. Make uniform the law with respect to the subject of this part 5 throughout Colorado.

Source: L. 2008: Entire part added, p. 1820, § 3, effective September 1.

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