Landlord: Renters Wanted to Grow Pot or Couldn't Pass a Background Check

Chris Walker's latest article about high rents in Denver focused on room shortages and horror stories.

The tales definitely struck a chord with readers, whether they were eager renters or exasperated landlords.

Count the following person among the latter group. His experiences involve potential renters so desperate to secure a space that they pitched themselves despite specific restrictions placed on the property.

And then there were the ones who wanted to engage in a little horticultural activity....

Christopher Johnston writes:

I posted an ad to rent half my house in Westminster, I got a lot of responses, but they all failed to read the ad. EVERY response had multiple dogs (2 minimum). And the $1,200 for 3br was out of most people's price range. Or they had 3 kids, when ad said max 2 adults. I was not inundated with responses like in the ad. It was all people who couldn't pass a background check. Or wanted to grow pot.

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