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Rental Information & Resources

The City of Boulder is committed to having a variety of housing available that is affordable to residents of all income levels and that includes rental housing.  A variety of rental resources and services are available in Boulder. 

Boulder Affordable Housing Rental Providers

Boulder Housing Partners
4800 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304
720-564-4600
www.boulderhousing.org

Thistle Communities
5620 Arapahoe Ave. #212
Boulder, CO 80303
303-442-2293
www.thistlecommunities.org

Boulder County Housing and Human Services
2525 13th Street Suite 204
Boulder, CO 80304
303-441-3929
www.bouldercounty.org/families/housing/

Rental Licensing

The City of Boulder's Rental Housing Inspection and Licensing Program exists to preserve public safety and establishes minimum standards for basic equipment and facilities for rental property. For more information visit here: Apply for or Renew a Rental Housing License.

Renter Resources - Landlord/Tenant Mediation Information by area

For rental properties located within Boulder city limits:
Community Mediation Services
303-441-4364
https://bouldercolorado.gov/community-relations/mediation-program

Landlord/Tenant Handbook
Landlord/Tenant Handbook PDF pdf
Interest on Security Deposits Calculation Formula pdf

For University of Colorado students:
CU Off-Campus Student Services
303-492-7053
ocss.colorado.edu

For rental properties in unincorporated Boulder County:
Boulder County District Attorney's Office
303-441-3700 request the Consumer Affairs Office
www.bouldercounty.org/da

For rental properties within Longmont city limits:
Longmont Community and Neighborhood Resources
303-651-8444
www.longmontcolorado.gov/departments/departments-a-d/community-and-neighborhood-resources

Additional Resources

Need help paying rent?

Emergency Family Assistance Association
1575 Yarmouth Ave
Boulder, CO 80304
303-442-3042
www.efaa.org

Affordable housing search tools

HUD Affordable Apartment Search
www.hud.gov/apps/section8/step2.cfm?state=CO%2CColorado

Colorado Housing Search
1-877-428-8844
www.coloradohousingsearch.com

This organization is jointly sponsored by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) and the Colorado Division of Housing as a public service to the residents of Colorado. Its primary goals are to:

  • Help Coloradoans find and maintain quality, safe and decent places to live
  • Provide a clearinghouse for affordable housing and related services
  • Facilitate operating efficiencies in the affordable housing market

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