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  • Know Your Rights Series

    Housing Rights education for mobile home park communities. In partnership with Adams County, our attorneys present a monthly education series (5 total) to equip residents with the information necessary to self-advocate and defend their rights in mobile home parks.

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    Housing Rights education for mobile home park communities. In partnership with Adams County, our attorneys present a monthly education series (5 total) to equip residents with the information necessary to self-advocate and defend their rights in mobile home parks.

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  • Vacated Eviction for Disabled Tenant

    A disabled tenant received an eviction notice based on nonpayment and contacted CPLP for help. Working quickly, a volunteer attorney filed an emergency motion seeking to vacate the eviction order, arguing that the CDC declaration provided protection for this tenant. The landlord agreed and vacated the eviction order, allowing the tenant to stay in his home.

  • Navigating Consular Bureaucracy

    A Kenyan woman attended a CPLP monthly clinic in dire need of notarized paperwork required to comply with consular regulations. CPLP volunteer attorneys were able to help untangle the confusing requirements and obtain notarized copies of her passport, identification card, and power of attorney forms.

  • Keeping Our Clients Out of Jail

    While out of state in Oklahoma, a woman did not receive notices indicating that she was responsible for child support payments in Jefferson County. Hoping to address the situation, the woman attended a CPLP monthly clinic. The attorney she was paired with discovered that an arrest warrant had been issued for the delinquent child support payments, but was able to negotiate a withdrawal of the warrant and establish a payment plan with the client.

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  • Get Help | Colorado Poverty Law Project

    Get Help Complete Our Intake Form Instructions: Use if you have a housing related issue and would like to request free legal assistance For Housing-related assistance only (attend our Monthly Legal Clinic for non-housing issues) Income restrictions may apply Sign Up for our Next Legal Clinic For all types of legal assistance Talk to a lawyer for free over Zoom Income restrictions may apply Questions? Contact us at contact@copovertylawproject.org Sign up Today! Resources Housing ​ State FAQ about housing, evictions, and where to find support ​ The Colorado Division of Housing’s Emergency Housing Assistance Program ​ The Colorado Apartment Association’s Resident Relief Foundation ​ Dispute Resolution process for mobile home residents ​ Regional Housing Help from the Colorado Apartment Association ​ CLS Video Guide to Apply for ERAP Rental Assistance ​ FAQ on the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act ("ITPA") ​ Warranty of Habitability Flow Chart ​ Warranty of Habitability Summary ​ Mobile Homes ​ Know Your Rights Mobile Home Park Evictions ​ Know Your Rights Mobile Home Park Landlord Obligations ​ Know Your Rights Mobile Home Park Act Overview ​ Know Your Rights Mobile Home Park Sales ​ Know Your Rights Mobile Home Parks & Retaliation General Support ​ Call 2-1-1 or visit 211colorado.org to get help with rent, food, utilities and other bills. ​ Apply for TANF ​ Apply for food assistance Resources from 9 to 5 Colorado ​ ​ COVID-19 and Evictions COVID-19 Eviction Forms. Fill out the CDC Declaration here and provide to your landlord. A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19

  • Just Housing Initiative | COPovertyLawProject

    Just Housing Initiative Eviction can equate to a sentence of homelessness. Many individuals may experience eviction, despite having a meritorious defense because they simply do not know their rights. It does not have to be that way. ​ CPLP's Just Housing Initiative connects individuals facing eviction with pro bono volunteer attorneys who provide people facing eviction legal assistance. ​ If you believe you may be facing eviction and would benefit from the assistance of legal counsel: Contact us by emailing contact@copovertylawproject.org Attend our legal clinic at Stout Street Health Center on the third Wednesday of each month from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Take 15 minutes to fill out our intake form Intake Form Form. en español

  • COVID-19 | Colorado Poverty Law Project

    COVID-19 These essential COVID-19 resources are provided to keep you informed, help empower you with practical accessible tools self-advocacy apps or resources, and to provide country-specific resources: Try and complete the bilingual, accessible tool to prepare a personalized Eviction packet tool that will prepare personalized forms based on the CDC's order halting evictions to promote public health. READ MORE CPLP Team Mar 29 1 min Vacated Eviction for Disabled Tenant A disabled tenant received an eviction notice based on nonpayment and contacted CPLP for help. Working quickly, a volunteer attorney... 0 views Write a comment CPLP Team Mar 22 1 min Navigating Consular Bureaucracy A Kenyan woman attended a CPLP monthly clinic in dire need of notarized paperwork required to comply with consular regulations. CPLP... 0 views Write a comment CPLP Team Mar 15 1 min Keeping Our Clients Out of Jail While out of state in Oklahoma, a woman did not receive notices indicating that she was responsible for child support payments in... 0 views Write a comment CPLP Team Mar 8 1 min A Happy Ending for Christmas A 12-year-old boy was taken to Tennessee by his mother in violation of a parenting plan established with the boy’s father. A CPLP... 18 views Write a comment CPLP Team Mar 1 1 min Preventing Eviction Over a Personal Vendetta Acting on a personal vendetta, a landlord refused to accept rent for the last month on a tenant’s lease. The landlord then filed an... 21 views Write a comment Milagros del Valle Feb 22 1 min Eviction Avoided for Client with Mental Illness A single mother with mental illness called emergency services on herself during a manic episode to prevent self harm. Her landlord then... 11 views Write a comment CPLP Team Feb 15 1 min Grandmother’s Eviction Dropped After False Accusations A single woman was evicted after her landlord made false accusations against her grandson. The landlord alleged that the woman’s... 8 views Write a comment

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