Residents are invited to “Renter Rights 101 – Health and Safety”, a free informational session on Tuesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at Solid Rock CDC, 2520 Arlington Dr. or individuals can attend virtually.
Attendees will learn about rights and responsibilities of renters and landlords for healthy and safe living conditions, including what constitutes a breach of warranty of habitability for unsafe living conditions, who is required to fix what, how to work with your landlord or tenant to address problems and where to get help if you need it. Presenters from Colorado Legal Services and City of Colorado Springs Neighborhood Services will explain which problems are covered by state laws and which problems are addressed by City Code Enforcement.
Colorado Legal Services is a nonprofit organization helping low-income individuals and seniors in Colorado. The workshop will offer general information for tenants and cannot provide specific legal advice. Low-income residents or senior citizens facing a housing issue can contact Colorado Legal Services at (719) 471-0380 for legal assistance.
This event is part of the City of Colorado Spring’s Community Development Renter Rights Workshop series for 2022. Learn more about upcoming events at coloradosprings.gov/renters101
Attend in person at Solid Rock CDC, 2520 Arlington Dr. Or attend virtually with this link: https://zoom.us/j/95298555232 (link is external). Join by telephone by calling +1 (669) 900-6833 and enter Meeting ID: 952 9855 5232
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the City of Colorado Springs will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. Should you require an auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in an upcoming meeting, please submit your request as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled monthly meeting. Captioning services are available for online meetings. Citizens may submit requests for accommodations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or contacting the Communications Office at 719-385-5248. Dial 711 or 800-659-3656 for Relay Colorado.