This Commission hears and decides appeals resulting from any order of decision made by a city administrative office in enforcing housing ordinances.  The board may also authorize variances, provided they do not conflict with the public interest. The commission may also authorize variances, provided they do not conflict with the public interest.  This board also fulfills the charge of the Fire Code Board of Appeals. For more information related to the official charge of the HRC please click here.

Meeting Times

The Commission meets on as-needed basis. Please refer to the City of Oberlin Calendar of Events for official dates. All meetings of the commission shall be open to the public. Public notice of a regularly scheduled or special meeting shall be made in accordance with applicable public meeting laws.

Contact Us

For more information please contact Housing Renewal Commission Secretary, Chris Yates at 440 775-7251.


Name AddressTerm
Scott Broadwell 39 King Street01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
Alexander Kosman440 East College01/01/2020 - 12/31/2022
Nancy Wall325 N. Pleasant Street 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
David Snyder233 Forest Street01/01/2020 - 12/31/2022
Alan Campbell413 E. College Street01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024

A complete list of board and commission members, support staff, and Council Liaisons can be found here.

Important Documents

Minutes & Agendas

Ohio Sunshine Law


Questions related to the application process for City board and commission appointments should be directed to the Oberlin Clerk of Council’s Office