CPLP News & Media

We are proud of the work our team and volunteers do.  The following publications have covered our efforts to increase access to justice and legal representation for marginalized, underserved, low-income individuals in Colorado.

For media inquiries, please email Deputy Executive Director MacKenzie; for Spanish news media resources, please visit our Spanish page.

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Veteran Housing Bill

Veterans and service members, who have sacrificed so much for the wellbeing of their country, should not be denied housing because a landlord harbors unfounded prejudices. Colorado Poverty Law Project is excited to work with Representative Ortiz on legislation in 2022 to ensure that this doesn't happen in Colorado. Read our full press release here and please contact us at jack@copovertylawproject.org if you would like to lend support

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Predatory towing rampant at Colorado mobile home parks, residents say

The experiences in Berkeley Village are hardly exceptions for mobile home residents across the Front Range. Towing companies have been running wild in those communities for years, homeowners and housing advocates said, towing cars for minor violations or, sometimes, for no explicit reason. Lawmakers are hoping a beefed-up towing task force will more closely regulate these companies — and further legislation may be on the way.

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Mint Urban Infinity Tenants Ready to Fight Landlord in Court

Disabled tenants can file an accessibility complaint with the Denver Division of Disability Rights, and rental assistance programs can assist tenants facing eviction or struggling financially. Nonprofits like the Denver Metro Fair Housing Center, 9to5 Colorado and the Colorado Poverty Law Project assist renters with finding financial and legal resources, but they can't keep up with demand. And without legal representation, renters are far outmatched by unresponsive landlords.