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.
Provincial authorities are preparing to introduce requirements relating to sound transmission due to deficiencies that could cut down on noise complaints.
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.
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.
For now, market demand and the goodwill of employers are still the prime determinants of superintendents' working conditions.
Proposed regulations for short-term rentals in Toronto saw early signs of support, with a few exceptions, when a staff report went before executive committee.
HST has been flying under the radar and could become a potentially significant liability for condo corporations.
A drone can capture data about the building structure as it scales the envelope, but consider too the images or video it could unintentionally capture.
The development of courtyard apartments, multiplexes and town homes could be among the building blocks of better housing affordability in Ontario.
Commercial business operators and broader public sector entities such as health care facilities, schools, universities and colleges can claim for partial refunds of applicable purchases made since March 24 of this year.
With the growing number of dogs in condos, DNA registration programs have become available that match unscooped waste to offending pooches.
If it becomes law, the Reliable Elevators Act would require maintenance contractors to restore out-of-service elevators within 14 days in most buildings.
A recent court decision may have opened the door to medical marijuana patients to grow a limited number of a marijuana plants in their condominium units.
A final version of the first set of rules under new legislation that will establish condo manager licensing is now available online.
The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal dismissed applications alleging discrimination in a case of a special owners' meeting that fell on a religious holiday.
Governance challenges and financial issues abound when condo board directors become motivated by self-interest.