Some condo boards in Ontario are looking for loopholes to a coming energy reporting requirement, but there are none for large buildings captured by the regulation.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
How do condo managers refer to the people who live in the communities they manage? As owners and tenants, or as residents?
With construction booming and land scarce, condo buildings in urban areas may face a situation where a neighbouring developer requires access to their land.
Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
The courts recently reviewed the authority on which a condo corporation may rely in entering into a bulk services contract with a telecom provider.
One of the many issues commonly negotiated between landlords and tenants is the condition of the premises at the expiry of the lease.
Cultural attitudes are shifting such that workplace harassment is becoming impossible to ignore, including in condo communities.
The Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario (CMRAO) will not be "actively seeking" complaints about licensees, says chair Aubrey LeBlanc.
Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
In its first month, the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) fielded 330 calls and 130 emails from condo directors, managers and owners.
Five tips for tenants as they review, negotiate and exercise lease extensions and renewals.
The TSSA recently lifted the requirement to undertake certain upgrades to the controls of single-speed elevators, but it doesn’t mean building owners should abandon modernization.
A condo corporation was reported to have enacted a rule which, among other things, sought to limit the ability of residents to complain to the condominium.
Surveillance cameras’ value as deterrents to criminal activity is well-known. However, in order for organizations to use video surveillance, certain requirements concerning reasonableness, consent, purpose and notice must be met.
The countdown to the roll out of changes to Ontario’s condo laws is on. Directors and owners will soon be able to call or email the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO).
It’s important for board members to review the draft financial statements and know what questions to ask their condo auditor before giving their approval.