(1)“Amount of income” means a tenant’s or prospective tenant’s income from salaries, wages, commissions, payments received as an independent contractor, bonuses, or a housing subsidy or derived from any other public or private source and includes all of a tenant’s or prospective tenant’s cash assets.
(1.2)“Consumer report” has the meaning set forth in section 5-18-103 (3).
(1.3)“Consumer reporting agency” has the meaning set forth in section 5-18-103 (4).
(1.5)“Dwelling unit” means a structure or the part of a structure that is used as a home, residence, or sleeping place.
(1.7)“Housing subsidy” means any portion of a rental payment that is derived from a public or private assistance, grant, or loan program and that is paid by the program directly, indirectly, or on behalf of a tenant to a landlord.
(2)“Landlord” means the owner, manager, lessor, or sublessor of a dwelling unit.
(2.5)“Portable tenant screening report” or “screening report” means a consumer report prepared at the request of a prospective tenant that includes information provided by a consumer reporting agency, which report includes the following information about a prospective tenant and the date through which the information contained in the report is current:
(c)Verification of employment and income;
(e)For each jurisdiction indicated in the consumer report as a prior residence of the prospective tenant, regardless of whether the residence is reported by the prospective tenant or by the consumer reporting agency preparing the consumer report:
(I)A rental and credit history report for the prospective tenant that complies with section 38-12-904 (1)(a) concerning a landlord’s consideration of a prospective tenant’s rental history; and
(II)A criminal history record check for all federal, state, and local convictions of the prospective tenant that complies with section 38-12-904 (1)(b) concerning a landlord’s consideration of a prospective tenant’s arrest records.
(3)“Rental agreement” means any agreement, written or oral, between a landlord and a tenant embodying the terms and conditions concerning the use and occupancy of a dwelling unit.
(4)“Rental application” means any information, written or oral, submitted to a landlord by a prospective tenant for the purpose of entering into a rental agreement. “Rental application” includes a portable tenant screening report.
(5)“Rental application fee” means any sum of money, however denominated, that is charged or accepted by a landlord from a prospective tenant in connection with the prospective tenant’s submission of a rental application or any nonrefundable fee that precedes the onset of tenancy. “Rental application fee” does not include a refundable security deposit or any rent that is paid before the onset of tenancy.
(6)“Tenant” means a person entitled under a rental agreement to occupy a dwelling unit to the exclusion of others.
Section 38-12-902 — Definitions,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-38.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).