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Welcome to Housing Court

The Housing Court has jurisdiction over criminal cases involving violations of the City’s housing, building, fire, zoning, health, waste collection, sidewalk and agricultural and air pollution codes. The court also hears civil cases involving landlord/tenant disputes.

Housing Court Mission

At the Cleveland Municipal Housing Court, we are committed to improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Through fair, tough, and compassionate adjudication and mediation the court strives to protect the health, safety and aesthetics of the properties and physical environments of our communities.

Upcoming Events:

Neighborhood Housing Clinic

What Every Landlord Should Know Workshop:

 Housing Court Newsletters:



Pre-applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) tenant-based wait list beginning at 12:01 a.m. (EDT), Monday, June 4, 2018 through 11:59 p.m.(EDT), Friday, June 8, 2018.