Senator Winter, sponsor, explained SB19-180, concerning the creation of an eviction legal defense fund, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. She stressed the importance of housing.
Jack Regenbogen, representing Colorado Center on Law and Policy, spoke in support of the bill. He discussed the the consequences of eviction and the complex legal system to navigate when housing is in jeopardy.
Aubrey Hasvold, representing the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, testified in support of the bill. She noted that access to attorneys in an eviction proceeding levels the playing field.