Colorado Revised Statutes Title 38. Property Real and Personal § 38-12-501. Legislative declaration--matter of statewide concern--purposes and policies

(1) The general assembly hereby finds and declares that the provisions of this part 5 are a matter of statewide concern.  Any local government ordinance, resolution, or other regulation that is in conflict with this part 5 shall be unenforceable.

(2) The underlying purposes and policies of this part 5 are to:

(a) Simplify, clarify, modernize, and revise the law governing the rental of dwelling units and the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants;

(b) Encourage landlords and tenants to maintain and improve the quality of housing;  and

(c) Make uniform the law with respect to the subject of this part 5 throughout Colorado.

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