News Story (Colorado)
Coloradoan (Fort Collins)
July 28, 2017
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Tags: Housing: Eviction
Organizations mentioned/involved: Colorado Center on Law and Policy
Though the total and coinciding per capita rates have trended steadily downward from 51,000 at the height of the Great Recession, data still show there are roughly 700 evictions filed with courts every week across Colorado — almost 100 per day. For those who don’t follow a judge’s order to vacate, it falls on the local sheriff’s office to facilitate the takeover of the residence.
“Everybody suffers,” Malisani said as movers heaved a couch through a doorway en route to a parking lot and another man tinkered with locks that needed changing. “It doesn’t matter who it is.”