News of a Competition Bureau inquiry has put a spotlight on procurement practices in the condominium industry.
The idea of creating a tribunal to help address condominium disputes in Ontario, as envisioned in Bill 106, has been intriguing to many in the industry.
A recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision confirms housing provider obligations when harassment and discrimination occur in multi-res communities.
Courts are taking note of aggressive or unreasonable positions adopted by boards of directors, as the Couture v. TSCC No. 2187 case showed.
Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
It’s too soon to know what the ultimate fallout from the Competition Bureau’s investigation into allegations of bid-rigging and conspiracy in the supply of condo refurbishment services might be.
Bill 106 is written with modern realities in mind — at a time when software is eating the world. The condo industry is about to experience the same.
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly.
Minute-taking can be daunting, but keeping an unbiased record of decisions can go a long way toward bolstering the confidence residents have in their board.
A property manager walks through how condo boards can combat rising utility bills by starting an energy-saving campaign.
It’s possible to run an annual general meeting in which an informed constituency of condo residents comes forth to participate. Here's how.
The condo budget may not be sexy, but it's very important as the corporation's financial plan. A senior property manager offers tips for setting priorities.
A condominium litigator outlines general guidelines for accommodating accessibility requests in condos.
An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
A new report on the impacts of residential intensification on consumers makes recommendations for consumer education, planning policies and more.
Reserve fund studies can be a sensitive topic for property managers, unit owners or board members. An expert shares common problems and possible solutions.
The instances of condo residents improperly using “medical reasons” to escape the enforcement of pet restrictions found in condo declarations or rules is on the rise.