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  • Mental Health Issues in Condos

    Danielle Swartz discusses some of the challenges associated with mental health issues in condos, including the duty to accommodate and the process to obtain a capacity assessment of a resident, in her recent article in the Lawyer’s Daily, “Mental Health Issues in Condominiums: Steps to Obtain Psychi … Read more »

  • Fire Safety for Condos and the Implications of Short-Term Rentals

    Fire safety in Ontario is governed by the Fire Code O. Reg. 213/07, which is a regulation made under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997. The Fire Code establishes minimum requirements for fire safety in buildings and facilities, including condominiums. Unless specified otherwise, the Fire … Read more »

  • Condo Trademarks

    It is not uncommon for owners to associate and identify their condominium with the marketing/project name the developer provided for the condominium project. Knowledge and use of the condo corporation’s legal name (for example, Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No.1234) is often not used by o … Read more »

  • Special Assessments in Condos: Insure Your Risk

    At a recent annual general meeting, the owners were advised that their reserve fund was not properly funded over the years and repairs needed to be done to the roofs and parking garage in the very near future.  There was discussion around special assessments and how owners would be paying those amou … Read more »

  • Condo Owner Loses Unit Due to Actions of Tenant

    In a recent case, Y.C.C. No. 187 v. Sandhu, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted a judgment in favour of the condominium corporation, giving it possession of an owner’s unit and enabling it to sell the unit. This drastic consequence ensued as a result of the actions of the owner’s tenant. T … Read more »