Caps on rental application fees continue

Over CDIA’s objections and attempts to amend the legislation, Colorado passed, in 2019, the Rental Application Fairness Act (H.B. 19-1106).  In general, the law prohibits a landlord from charging “a prospective tenant a rental application fee unless the landlord uses the entire amount of the fee to cover the landlord’s costs in processing the rental application.… Continue reading Caps on rental application fees continue

CAP and More Than 25 Partners Launch National Bipartisan ‘Clean Slate’ Initiative to Automate Clearing of Criminal Records

The Center for American Progress has announced a “bipartisan criminal justice campaign known as ‘clean slate.’”  According to the announcement, “a diverse group of more than 25 groups from across the political spectrum [have come] together to launch” this national initiative.  This system, says CAP, “offers a technological solution: automated record-clearing for people who remain crime-free… Continue reading CAP and More Than 25 Partners Launch National Bipartisan ‘Clean Slate’ Initiative to Automate Clearing of Criminal Records