Colorado Landlords Can Kick Out Renters Whenever They Want. A New Bill Is Trying To Change That.

A bill making its way through the state legislature aims to tackle a piece of Colorado’s housing crisis by protecting renters who have kept up their part of lease agreements from evictions without just cause. House Bill 1171 – also known as the Just Cause Eviction Act – has been advancing through committee hearings with the support of several grassroots organizations.

One of those organizations is 9to5 Colorado, an advocacy organization representing working women and mothers.

KGNU’s Dave Ashton spoke with two women from the group; Director Cesiah Guadarrama Trejo and member Jessie Krone.

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Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.
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