Issues & Legislation

University Heights Update – ACAR Needs You

We previously reported on the rental policy updates in University Heights. ACAR President Karen O’Donnell shared a letter with Mayor Michael Brennan and city council members.  Additionally, O’Donnell, Past President Seth Task, and Vice President

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PRESS RELEASE: REALTORS® Can Help Cuyahoga County Residents Navigate Reappraisal Process

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2018 – Every six years the tax commissioner for the State of Ohio requires the county Fiscal Officers to reappraise all real property. This statutorily required reappraisal occurred between July

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University Heights Council to Reconsider Rental Fee Hike

During a council meeting in late May 2018, the University Heights City Council approved an amendment to its rental registration, inspection and fee policy.

The new policy calls for annual inspections of rental properties and included

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Two Housing Markets in Cuyahoga County?

Recently, Frank Ford, Senior Policy Advisor for the Western Reserve Land Conservancy, shared a new report that may be of interest to the membership of ACAR. The report, “Housing Market Recovery in Cuyahoga County: Race

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From The City of Cleveland: Three-Day Rental Inspection Process Begins at Park Place Apartments

The City of Cleveland began a three-day Rental Inspection Unit process at Park Place Apartments at 1435 East Blvd.

This inspection is being conducted by the Department of Building and Housing and the Cleveland Department of Public Health. All rental inspections aim to ensure that units are dry, clean, safe, well-ventilated, pest-free, contaminant-free, maintained and thermally controlled. If violations are found during the inspection, inspectors will issue violations to the landlord.

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