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
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Collinwood Recreation Center
16300 Lakeshore Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44110
Collinwood Clinic Flyer
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Olivet Institutional Baptist
8712 Quincy Ave. #14, Cleveland, OH 44106
Olivet Clinic Flyer
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Cleveland Public Library– Fulton Branch
3545 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH 44109
CPL Fulton Branch Brochure
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Judge O’Leary Discusses Eviction Record Sealing on The Sound of Ideas.
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Housing Court NEW LOCAL RULE
The Housing Court has adopted a new local rule permitting the sealing of eviction records under certain circumstances.
Click here to read the new rule: Motion to Seal Eviction Record - Housing Court Local Rule 6.13.
The following new forms, associated with the new local rule 6.13, have been added to the Forms page:
Motion and Affidavit to Seal Record, Motion to Seal Form Instructions
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