We’ve been saving up a big batch of the juiciest tweets for those of you taking another week of summer holidays. For easier digestion, a second entry will contain the latest and greatest news items.
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COURT / TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
OMB reduces parking reqmnt at condo complex to permit completion of unit owner’s 2d flr. Condo’s objection overruled. http://bit.ly/mtv1lh
ONSC orders sale of condo unit after years of aggression, violence, threats, vandalism by owner. http://bit.ly/kAPOqi
ONSC appoints administrator for another condo in trouble. Interim administrator replaced with owners’ candidate. http://bit.ly/mC4vSV
HRTO pares down one of several tenuous complaints filed by unit owners over insults dished out by condo board prez. http://bit.ly/mLEGhs
HRTO dismisses yet another tenuous human rights complaint over condo board’s shoddy treatment of its unit owners. http://bit.ly/jBeY4o
HRTO denies unit owner’s bid for production of security footage showing respondent condo director’s patronage of a bar. http://bit.ly/kqO2OE
ONSC dismisses unit owners’ 3rd party claim vs condo corp in a bank’s mortgage enforcement action. http://bit.ly/iD7nRP
HRTO can’t rule on "every dispute or perceived unfairness;" dismisses condo owner’s complaint over weatherstripping. http://bit.ly/j0vtx0
COMMENTARY / ARTICLES
Legal fees for condo assessm’t collection needn’t be proportionate to underlying claim: http://bit.ly/kEO1fe | We need such a ruling here.
RT @harry_fine: Ontario Realtors, when u find a rental tenant for client’s condo, do u make sure they get copy of Rules, Declaration & By-Laws? It’s the law.
Good guidance for condo boards and non-profits about what goes into (and stays out of) minutes of meetings: http://bit.ly/kPaOJz
When electing #condo bd directors, avoid those who promise 0% increases. They’ve got no sense of reality.
Hanes: Shortfalls in the Condo Act and Tarion Warranty could easily be fixed if Gov’t would simply pay attention http://bit.ly/j7E5PF
From MEEB: Electric Cars Are Coming: When Parking Issues Become ‘Charged’ How Will Community Associations Respond? http://bit.ly/kVm5B4
Having a professional property manager is invaluable. Hyman: Board-managed condo corporation probably unwise – http://bit.ly/iqzqyf
Could your condo lobby use a decor update? http://bit.ly/rmTIPq > If so, be ready for chaos. Renos often bring conflict.
Condo dwellers ask: To Barbecue or Not to Barbecue? http://bit.ly/pba3MN
Are You Contributing Too Much to Your Co-op / Condo Reserve Fund? – Habitat Mag – http://bit.ly/p6m4NL > Perhaps the dumbest question ever.
RT @: Bill 168 – Violence and Harassment in the Workplace – has been in force for 1 year. bit.ly/mHVvIk
Ont. Ministry of Gov’t Services updates the E-Reg Procedures Guide (v.5, July/11) for the Land Registry system – http://bit.ly/oss6Rs