Boulder County Updates
Residential and commercial evictions are prohibited until May 30, 2020, for Coloradans that have experienced economic hardship due to COVID-19. Executive Order D 2020 051, which authorized the decision, additionally prohibits late fees or penalties from being applied to your rent for nonpayment due to hardships relating to COVID-19. These can be extended by an additional Executive Order. Frequently Asked Questions for Tenants and Landlords has also been provided by the Colorado Division of Housing.
A Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program has been announced for small businesses in unincorporated Boulder County (including Niwot, Ward, and Jamestown) that need some help to ensure a strong, safe reopening. Grants will be awarded in fixed amounts of $2,500, $5,000, or $7,500. According to Boulder County, the funds are intended to help businesses cover near-term expenses, such as rent or mortgage, utilities, payroll, or other essential operating costs. The deadline to submit the application is Monday, May 18, at 11:59pm. For questions, please call 720-776-0822 weekdays, 8am – 6pm, option 5 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Application in English. Solicitud en Español.
Rent assistance is available for those in need in Boulder County. Residents who are struggling to pay rent can call the Housing Helpline at (303) 441-1206 and leave a detailed message. You can also visit boco.org/COVID-19Housing for info.