As we approach the end of the year, we wanted to make sure you’re informed about a crucial upcoming change that might impact you or your clients in the City of Denver.

Upcoming Rental Licensing Requirements: Starting January 1, 2024, the City of Denver mandates that all single-unit residential rental properties have a license. To break it down:

  • Which properties are affected? The license is required for single-family homes for rent or multi-unit properties like a triplex, where just one of the units is for rent.
  • Why this regulation? Denver’s latest initiative aims to ensure that all rental properties adhere to specific safety, habitability, and legal standards. This move promises a better-protected environment for tenants and a standardized operation for owners.

Your Role and Next Steps:

  1. Educate Your Clients: It’s imperative that your clients, whether current or potential landlords, are made aware of this change. This is especially relevant for those considering entering the rental market in 2024.
  2. Advocate Early Application: Encourage your clients to start their licensing application ahead of the Jan 1, 2024 deadline. Proactivity now can prevent potential complications and penalties later.
  3. Stay Informed: The real estate landscape is ever evolving. Regularly check the official Denver government page for updates or changes regarding the licensing process to best guide your clients. Click here to stay up to date.

While the mandate might appear as an added layer of bureaucracy, its core intention is to uplift the rental market’s standards. Real estate agents are at the forefront of this transition, guiding clients and ensuring smooth sailing. Your expertise and guidance will be invaluable to your clients during this transition. Let’s collaborate to ensure that this new licensing mandate is implemented seamlessly within our community.

For further details or queries, consider reaching out directly to Denver’s Business Licensing department or checking the official website. You are also welcome to contact Axium Inspections for further information about the rental licensing process or to schedule your own rental inspection. Click here to schedule your inspection.