“People are going to end up homeless”: Inside lawmakers’ failed effort to extend Colorado’s eviction moratorium

The Denver Post quotes the Colorado Apartment Association on lawmakers’ failed effort to extend Colorado’s eviction moratorium.

“The association has indeed been working behind the scenes and on social media to thwart the planned Gonzales bill. But spokeswoman Michelle Lyng rejected the idea that property owners want to evict tenants. Lyng noted that on average, landlords pocket only a fraction of the amount of money they bring in from rents. The majority goes to mortgage payments, upkeep and staffing, she said, arguing that if the legislature suspends evictions, small-scale landlords in particular may struggle to meet their obligations.”

“Lyng said landlords want to keep tenants and use eviction filings as a last resort.”

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