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Colorado Lease Rental Contract Clause Inserts

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The Colorado LPA Lease is designed to fully interact with and support all of our Essential Landlord Forms for rental property management.

The LPA Lease was designed to afford Colorado landlords the maximum amount of landlord protection in the many various possible landlord - tenant situations that you are exposed to as a residential landlord or property manager.

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STATE SPECIFIC Lease Clause Index

Your state may have specific statutes applicable to your lease agreement. Use the information provided below to prepare your Lease Rental Agreement to conform to state landlord tenant laws. The notice periods listed are the state's minimum requirements. (Updated June 2022)


(LPA Lease Clause # 28)

  • Lease 1 year or longer 91 days minimum written notice.
  • 6 months but less than 1 year, either party may give a minimum of 28 days written notice.
  • 1 month but less than 6 months, either party may terminate with a minimum of 21 days written notice.


  • 3 days for substantial violations. (Colo. Rev. Stat. 13-40-107.5.)
  • 10 days for repeated violation of lease clause, except that landlords who own five or fewer single family rental homes may provide in their lease or rental agreement for a single-family home (an "exempt residential agreement") that only five days' notice is required. (Colo. Rev. Stat. 13-40-104 (1)(e.5), (5)(b).)

    LATE CHARGES: $50 or o 5% of the amount owed
    - (LPA Lease Clause # 3)

    SECURITY DEPOSIT: No limit in CO
    - (LPA Lease Clause # 21)

    SECURITY DEPOSIT RETURN: 60 days maximum

  • if a hazardous condition involving gas equipment requires tenant(s) to leave, 72 hours (not counting weekends or holidays)

    SCREENING FEE: No restrictions

  • COLORADO Landlord Tenant Law Links

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  • Colorado Landlord Law (City of Boulder)

  • Colorado Landlord Tenant Handbook (PDF Booklet City of Boulder)

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