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. 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
* represents terms that are limited as of 12/31/2019
Scott Broadwell, Vice Chair39 King Street01/01/2018 - 12/31/2020
Bruce Laczko525 E. College Street01/01/2017 - 12/31/2019
Gina Makris, Chair18 South Street 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2020
Stephen A. Douglas 2 Kendal Drive 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2019
Alan Campbell413 E. College Street01/01/2019 - 12/31/2021

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

Important Documents

Minutes & Agendas


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