Colorado Lease Agreement Template

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Colorado Lease Agreement Template

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Property: (Property.Name)

Address: (Property.Street) (Property.City) (Property.State) (Property.Zip)

This lease agreement is between [Landlord.FirstName][Landlord.LastName] ("Landlord") and [Tenant.FirstName][Tenant.LastName] ("Tenant"). The Landlord agrees to rent the (Property.Name) ("Property") under the terms of this agreement.

Term of Agreement

This agreement operates on a lease basis, and the Tenant shall be allowed to occupy the Property starting on the (Start.Date) ("Start Date") and remain there for one calendar year or until (End.Date)

("End Date"). When this contract ends, the terms state that the Tenant can either vacate the premises or continue on a month-to-month lease of the Property with all the terms of this contract remaining in full force.


The Tenant shall pay the Landlord a monthly amount of $ (Rent.Amount) ("Rent") to lease the Property. The Rent must be paid before or on the 1st of each month. A late fee might apply should the Landlord not receive the Tenant's payment on the 1st under the terms of the below Late Fees and Returned Checks Charges section.

If the Start Date isn't on the 1st of the month, then the Tenant agrees to pay the prorated Rent, based on 30 days, on executing this agreement.

The Tenant must pay Rent using the following payment methods: (Payment.Method1) or (Payment.Method2) to [Landlord.StreetAddress][Landlord.City][Landlord.State][Landlord.PostalCode]. The Tenant is responsible for ensuring they deliver the mailed Rent to the Landlord before or on the 1st of the month.

Security Deposit

The Landlord requires the Tenant to make a payment in the amount of $ (Deposit.Amount) ("Security Deposit"). The Landlord doesn't have to incur/pay interest on the security deposit or keep it in a trust account.

The Landlord must return the security deposit and provide the Tenant with an itemized statement showing any deductions to this amount within 60 days of the expired lease and when the Tenant vacates the Property.

The Landlord is allowed to return a partial security deposit under the following circumstances:

  • Repairing damages that go beyond the standard use of the premises.

  • To repay any of the Tenant's unpaid Rent or utilities.

  • Cleaning the house beyond the average wear and tear.

  • Any other Tenant-related reasons that cause financial difficulty while the Landlord fixes the Property for habitation.

The Tenant can't treat this security deposit as payment of any Rent payment.

Late Fees and Returned Checks Charges

The Landlord has the right to charge a daily late fee of $ (Late.Fee) if they have not received the Tenant's payment by the 8th of each month. This fee will not exceed $50 or be more than 5% of the Rent. Any payments returned for inefficient funds, a "stop payment" or any other reason will incur a charge of $ (Charge.Amount). The Landlord also agrees to send a notice of the fee charged within 180 days of the Rent due date.


The following occupants have the Landlord's approval to stay at the Property during the lease's term. The Tenant agrees that no other occupants will remain on the premises for longer than fourteen (14) days without the prior written consent of the Landlord. The Tenant also agrees that this Property will only be for residential use and no other.







Maintenance and Upkeep

The Tenant agrees to maintain the Property in a clean and sanitary condition inside and outside the premises and ensure it remains habitable. Should a problem arise, the Tenant will notify the Landlord of any problem, malfunction, or damages in writing.

The Landlord has between one and four days to repair the defect if it is urgent and 24 hours if it is health- or life-threatening. If it is not a critical breakage, the Landlord has at least 10 days to repair the defects. Should the problem or damage be caused by the Tenant's negligence, fault, or guests, the Landlord may require the Tenant to bear the costs of fixing it.

The Landlord is responsible for mechanical damages, like plumping, HVAC breakages, etc., provided it is part of the normal wear and tear on the house. The Tenant is not permitted to modify the Property, such as painting it, nails in the walls, or other modifications that might affect the Property beyond the normal wear and tear.

Additional Provisions

Both parties agree to adhere to the below terms.

Rights of Access

The Landlord can enter the premises in the case of an emergency without prior notice. For previously agreed upon repairs or inspections, the Landlord must give (Days) days notice to the Tenant in writing and enter the premises within business hours.

Assignment and Subletting

The Landlord can assign this contract to the new Property Owner if they sell it during the lease's term. The Tenant cannot assign any part of this document or sublet it to any other party without the prior written consent of the Landlord.

Quiet Enjoyment

The Tenant will respect the Property's neighbors and community while staying on the premises. This respect includes not being excessively noisy or creating disturbances. Commission of criminal conduct on the premises will be grounds for the contract's immediate termination.


Both parties agree to be responsible for utilities as per the below terms:

  • Landlord provides these utilities: (Landlord.Utilities)

  • Tenant arranges and pays for the following utilities: (Tenant.Utilities)

  • Both parties provide the following utilities: (BothParties.Utilities)


The Landlord will give access to the Property in the form of keys, fobs, and any other type of security, but these items remain the Landlord's possessions. The Tenant cannot make copies of any such item and must arrange with the Landlord to receive new ones at the Tenant's cost if the keys are lost. On this lease's termination, the Tenant must return all keys to the Landlord.

Other Provisions

Rights of Termination

This agreement terminates on (End.Date) by 11:59 pm. The Tenant must vacate the premises immediately, or the lease will shift to a month-to-month contract with all terms remaining in full force and effect.

If the Tenant misrepresents any material on their rental application or does not comply with the contract's terms, the Landlord can terminate the agreement by starting the eviction process. However, appropriate notice to the Tenant and procedures required by the laws of Colorado will apply.

Move-in Payments Due

The following payments are due before or on signing the lease, and the Tenant must pay it before moving into the Property:

  • First Month's Prorated Rent: $ (ProratedRent.Amount)

  • Last Month's Rent: $ (Rent.Amount)

  • Security Deposit: $ (Deposit.Amount)

  • Other: $ (Other.Amount)

  • Total: $ (Total.Amount)

Full Disclosures

  • Landlord Contact Information:[Landlord.FirstName][Landlord.LastName] / [Landlord.StreetAddress][Landlord.City][Landlord.State][Landlord.PostalCode]

  • Lead-based Paint: The Landlord acknowledges that this house (was/was not) built before 1978, and lead-based paint, which is hazardous to humans, (might be/is not) present on the premises.


This agreement is interpreted and governed by the laws of Colorado. Any dispute venue will be in the county of (County) in Colorado. Should a dispute over this agreement arise, both parties will make good-faith efforts to mediate in person when trying to resolve it.

The entire agreement between both parties constitutes this agreement and all its attachments. This document supersedes all other written or oral negotiations, commitments, and agreements.

Parties must add any agreement modifications in writing, and both parties must sign it. Both parties acknowledge and understand all the terms in this contract and the rights it grants as expressly set forth herein.







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