Rental Housing Licensing
The Rental Housing program seeks to preserve public safety.
The program establishes minimum standards for the basic equipment and facilities associated with rental properties, including:
Tenants, landlords, and the city all play a role in the implementation of this community program.
The city's Property Maintenance Code requires all rental properties in Boulder to maintain a valid rental license. The code also establishes minimum standards for the use and safe occupancy of dwellings to protect, preserve, and promote the physical and mental health of its residents.
The Rental Licenses code states that obtaining a rental license is the responsibility of the property owner. The discovery of an unlicensed rental property will result in legal action.
The SmartRegs ordinances require all rental housing in Boulder to meet a basic energy efficiency standard by 2019. For more information, visit the SmartRegs website.
Related Codes & Services
Boulder Revised Code
International Property Maintenance Code
Last Updated on Friday, 22 February 2013 10:43