Condo Legislation Across Canada

It is important to have an understanding as to how condominium issues are dealt with in other jurisdictions. This can often lead to important amendments to legislation.  It is a useful exercise to see…

Motion Sensor Lighting in Condos

This past August, the Toronto City Council passed an amendment to the Municipal Code- Property Standards to allow the use of motion sensor-controlled lighting in multi-unit residential buildings.  Thi…

Hoarders in Condo Units

On September 24th, 2010, a fire occurred in an apartment building at 200 Wellesley Street East in Toronto in a suite that was known to property management as a hoarder’s unit.  Supposedly steps …

To Rent or Not to Rent

Condo owners who want to rent their units should be aware that certain steps are required before doing so. Directors and managers may want to pass along this information to their residents.…

Denise Lash Quoted in the Toronto Star

Purchasers who put down pre-construction deposits for the Kingsclub condo complex on King St. W. were surprised to learn that Urbancorp is cancelling the project. Urbancorp is planning to build three …