Blog Posts with the #Legal tag
September 16, 2021 - Educational
Compliance at the CATThe Condominium Authority Tribunal’s jurisdiction includes new types of disputes. This article discusses the new types of disputes, examples of disputes, jurisdictional issues, and more legislative changes to come.
August 19, 2021 - Educational
Condominium Boards: Reviewing Your By-Laws is Vital to Running Your Condominium EffectivelyBy-laws are not documents of legal jargon that can be filed away – by-laws contain important information with an ongoing impact on the condominium. The by-laws must be followed in order to run the condominium effectively.
July 22, 2021 - Educational
Condominium Warranty Coverage: UncoveredUnderstanding Performance Audit Common Element Warranty - No building is perfect, and construction is definitely not perfect. You are protected by a warranty when you move into a new condominium. Understand the process to protect your real estate asset.
July 15, 2021 - Industry News
Florida Champlain Towers Building Collapse: Initial Takeaways & Tips for CommunicationThe tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South Condominium in Florida has been an alarming event for many in the condominium and engineering industries.
June 17, 2021 - Educational
10-Year-Old Condominiums in the City of Cambridge May Need to Prepare for a 300% Water Cost IncreaseCondominiums in the City of Cambridge that are older than 10 years should assess their exposure to a 300% water cost increase that may occur when their property line water meters are replaced.
June 3, 2021 - Educational
Building Materials Price Increases – Can a Condo Loan Help?This blog intends to give as much information as possible on the current issue of building materials price increases, which materials are being affected, and how this may impact condo boards when deciding when or if to do repairs to the condo.
May 20, 2021 - Educational
Update from the CAT: Condos Cannot Harass Unit OwnersFebruary 2021, Rahman v. Peel Standard Condominium Corporation No. 779, 2021 ONCAT 13 While allegations of harassment are not uncommon in the condominium world, the Condominium Authority Tribunal (the “CAT”) has generally refrained from determining that condominiums have harassed unit owners until now.
December 3, 2020 - Educational
Stay Home, Stay Safe and Mediation OnlineThe COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to the closure of many condominium amenities. Beyond condominium communities, a series of other venues have been closed for over half a year now, to limit unnecessary in-person gatherings and to keep people safe at home.
September 2, 2020 - Educational
Crawling Back Quickly – Justice, Condo Disputes and the PandemicThe pandemic brought major disruption to the justice system but also profound change. Here’s a quick summary and a peek at what it means for condo corporations, boards, managers and owners.
August 18, 2020 - Educational