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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.

2019 Housing Court Events

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Housing Court Clinics

large group of people sitting in meetingWednesday, February 6, 2019
Where: Collinwood Recreation Center
16300 Lakeshore Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44110
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Where: Olivet Institutional Baptist
8712 Quincy Ave. #14, Cleveland, OH 44106
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm 

Landlord Workshops

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Where: Cleveland Public Library– Fulton Branch
3545 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH 44109
Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Click here to register for this class.

Housing Court Mover Application for 2019



The Housing Court is considering a local rule permitting the sealing of eviction records under certain circumstances. 

here to read the proposed rule.

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