Politics · June 2, 2021

Colorado Governor Takes Action in Response to Pandemic

DENVER, CO (STL.News) Gov. Polis took action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Polis extended an Executive Order requiring the temporary suspension of certain statutes and rules to expand the healthcare workforce for hospitals and other inpatient treatment facilities due to the presence of COVID-19.

Governor Polis also extended and amended an Executive Order related to the protection of tenants from eviction during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Colorado.

Under the amended Executive Order, landlords need to provide notice to tenants of the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) resources and the order directs DOLA to work with landlords on providing repayment plans.  Tenants have a 30-day period to cure any default for nonpayment of rent.  The Executive Order will remain in place until July 31.