What if access is required through a residential unit to perform common element maintenance or repairs to the building in general?
As the landscape of aging condos continues evolving, the need for adequate reserve funds to pay for these repairs assumes greater importance.
Resolving noise complaints requires an understanding of how sound moves through a building and the obligations of a condominium.
Timely maintenance and improvements will play an important role in securing favourable coverage terms and avoiding delays in the renewal process.
Capital repair planning in the condominium market is a crucial aspect of maintaining and improving aging buildings. However, it is essential to recognize that decisions made in this process can have unintended consequences.
Multifamily landlords and condominium corporations have claimed more than a third of the funds the Canadian government has thus far allocated through its Zero Emissions Vehicle Infrastructure Program.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming various industries. Condominium management should be no exception.
AI in condominium property management can have several legal implications, depending on how it is implemented and used. Here are some important legal considerations:
The Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ latest insight statement on the longevity of condo infrastructure explores several risks.
What HVAC contractors do, or don’t do, during maintenance has a significant impact on the repairs, service calls and utilities consumed by mechanical equipment.
Canada’s tornado risk is more widespread than once thought, according to a growing body of research that, for the first time, tracks the occurrence and aftermath facing property owners across the country.
In low-rise homes, including condos, up to 35 per cent of heated air can be lost through the windows during the heating season.
Conceptually, the proposed rules establish air conditioning as a protected option that tenants cannot be prevented from obtaining rather than an essential that landlords would be compelled to supply.
As spring temperatures arrive and snow and ice finally recede, condominium managers often face property maintenance issues that arise or were neglected during the winter
A new oversight regime for Ontario’s elevators and escalators will come into force on March 1, bringing shorter timelines for rectifying an extensive list of designated high-risk deficiencies.
Construction and project planning, now more so than ever, must assign realistic expectations of scheduling and staging to meet contractor and material availability.
New regulations from multiple levels of government are forcing condominium boards and property management companies to consider more than just a simple cost-benefit calculation when examining repair and retrofit options.