Basic Documents

         30-Day Demand for Rent or Possession – No Fees

  • Use this form if:
    1. If you have accepted POP Funds and the tenant owes you money and you are demanding payment or for the tenant to move; OR
    2. If you are demanding late rent from a tenant at a CARES Act covered property in Denver or Weld County. – Not Sure if your property is a “Covered Property” under the CARES Act? Read our Memo HERE.

         Return of Service for Previously Served Notices

  • Use this packet when you have already served a notice to a tenant that did not include the CDC Order or Tenant Declaration as required by Executive Orders 202 & 223. Only serve the CDC Order, Tenant Declarations, & DOLA Letter to the tenant, once that is done, email the Return of Service (first page) to our Firm.

        Balance Due Notice

  • This sample notice can be used by Covered & Non-Covered Properties to remind tenants that while there is a moratorium on evictions, their obligation to pay rent according to the lease still exists.

        Rent Assistance Resources

  • This list of housing assistance programs is provided by the Apartment Association of Metro Denver.

        Rent Assistance Resources – Spanish

  • Esta lista de programas de asistencia para la vivienda es proporcionada por Apartment Association of Metro Denver.

CDC Order (In effect until June 30, 2021)

         TS CDC Declaration Challenge Advisement

  • This memo outlines how to determine the likelihood a Landlord has of winning a challenge against a Tenant’s CDC Declaration.

         TS Review of CDC Control Order

  • This memo explains the September 1, 2020 Control Order released by the Centers for Disease Control entitled “Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions To Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19”

         CDC Control Order – Updated 3.29.2021

  • Updated on March 29, 2021, this is the Control Order released by the Centers for Disease Control entitled “Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions To Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19” which extends the Order to June 30, 2021

         CDC Control Order – Updated 1.29.2021

  • Updated on January 29, 2021, this is the Control Order released by the Centers for Disease Control entitled “Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions To Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19” which extends the Order to March 31, 2021

         CDC Control Order – Original

  • This is the September 1, 2020 Control Order released by the Centers for Disease Control entitled “Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions To Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19”

         CDC Legal Memo Opposing Preliminary Injunction

  • In this memo, the CDC clarifies what constitutes an eviction and whether landlords can challenge a tenant’s Declaration

         Declaration Under CDC Order

  • This form is for tenants to complete to declare that they are covered under the CDC’s eviction moratorium

         Certification–No CDC Declaration Received

  • Complete this form and send to TS with your demand to certify that you have not received a CDC Tenant Declaration. The is required for ARAPAHOE County cases.

         Boulder County Administrative Order Regarding CDC Eviction Moratorium

  • This Administrative Order requires landlords pursuing an eviction in Boulder County to provide the tenant with the Tenant Declaration Form

Governor’s Executive Orders (Except for 073, none of these orders are in effect)

         Governor’s 3.28.21 Executive Order D 2021-073

  • Order temporarily extending prohibition on late fees expires on April 27, 2021.

         Governor’s 2.27.21 Executive Order D 2021-052

  • Order temporarily extending prohibition on late fees expires on March 29, 2021.

         Governor’s 1.29.21 Executive Order D 2021-029

  • Order temporarily extending prohibition on late fees expires on February 28, 2021.

         Governor’s 12.31.20 Executive Order D 2020-307

  • Order temporarily extending prohibition on late fees expires on January 31, 2021 but removing the 30-day notice requirement except for Landlords that accepted POP Funds.

         Governor’s 12.18.20 Executive Order D 2020-285

  • Order temporarily extending the requirements of EO 223 & 227 to match the CDC Order and expires on January 31, 2020.

         Governor’s 11.19.20 Executive Order D 2020-255

  • Order temporarily extending the requirements of EO 223 & 227 for 30 days until December 19, 2020.

         Governor’s 10.20.20 Executive Order D 2020-227

  • Order temporarily extending 30-day demand for rent until November 19, 2020 and expanding new protections to tenants to pause evictions

         Governor’s 10.15.20 Executive Order D 2020-223

  • Order temporarily extending 30-day demand for rent until November 14, 2020 and includes limitations on Commercial Evictions. Also adds that landlords cannot charge late fees until January 2021, must provide CDC & Tenant Declaration with Notices in English & Spanish as well as provide Department of Local Affairs (DOLA)’s “Model Notification of CDC Eviction Protection Order” with any eviction notice.

         Governor’s 9.22.20 Executive Order D 2020-202

  • Order temporarily extending 30-day demand for rent until October 22, 2020 and includes limitations on Commercial Evictions

         Governor’s 9.8.20 Executive Order D 2020-185

  • Order temporarily extending 30-day demand for rent until October 8, 2020 and includes limitations on Commercial Evictions

         Governor’s 8.10.20 Executive Order D 2020-162

  • Order temporarily extending 30-day demand for rent until September 10, 2020

         Governor’s 7.13.20 Executive Order D 2020-134

  • Order temporarily extending 30-day demand for rent until August 11, 2020

         Governor’s 6.13.20 Executive Order D 2020-101

  • Order temporarily  changing 10-day demand for rent to a 30-day demand for rent

         TS Analysis of Governor’s 6.13.20 Executive Order

  • This Memo & FAQ breaks down Governor’s Order D 2020-101 – Moratorium Extension (As of June 15, 2020)

Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Letters (Only Letters 2021 – 3 & 4 are in effect)

         FHA Mortgagee Letter 2021-04

  • Issued January 26, 2021: Extends the date for Mortgagees to approve FHA Borrowers, impacted directly or indirectly by the COVID-19 pandemic, for an initial COVID-19 Forbearance through March 31, 2021.

         FHA Mortgagee Letter 2021-03

  • Issued January 21, 2021: Extends foreclosure and eviction moratorium for all FHA-Insured Single Family mortgages until March 31, 2021. DOES NOT extend these moratoriums for FHA-insured mortgages secured by vacant or abandoned properties.

         FHA Mortgagee Letter 2020-43

  • Issued December 18, 2020: Extends foreclosure and eviction moratorium for all FHA-Insured Single Family mortgages until February 28, 2021.

         FHA Mortgagee Letter 2020-04

  • Issued March 18, 2020: Initiates foreclosure and eviction moratorium for all FHA-Insured Single Family mortgages

CARES ACT

         Does the CARES Act Apply to Our Property?

  • This memo outlines how to determine if the CARES Act Applies to you

         CARES Act Letter for Loan Servicers

  • This document is provided to Loan Servicers to assist Borrowers in determining whether real property secured by a mortgage is a “Covered Property” as defined by the CARES Act

         CARES ACT §4022,§4023,§4024

  • These are the sections of the CARES Act that landlords must notify tenants about pursuant to Governor Polis’ Executive Order.

         Grace & Forgiveness Policy

  • This document provides guidance on how to go about developing policies that help keep tenants from falling behind on rent payments

        Directory of Local Health Departments

  • This directory provides websites and contact information for Local Health Departments. (Directory provided by National Association of County and City Health Officials “NACCHO”)

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          Tschetter Sulzer Analysis of CARES Act

  • This analysis breaks down each piece of Section 4024 of the CARES Act and how it affects rental housing providers

         Amenity Usage Waiver

  • Require anyone using an amenity to sign this waiver prior to use of the amenity or amenities.

         Memo on Amenity Usage Waiver

  • This memo explains how to incorporate the “Amenity Usage Waiver”

         COVID Rent Payment Lease Amendment

  • This lease addendum sets up a reschedule of rent payments between the resident and landlord

         COVID Early Termination Agreement

  • This agreement allows the tenant to end their lease and set up a repayment plan for any amounts due at the lease termination

         Example Sign Language for Amenities Reopening

  • Using the language included and your company logo, model your Amenity Signs after this example.