The local, national and international newswires have been packed with great condo-related items in recent weeks.  Here are some of the best that we’ve tweeted about.


My little hometown has approved a new condo plan (its first?)   (@DelhiNewsRecord)

RT @TOMayorFord: #TOCouncil has rescinded the mandatory #TTC Metropass program for new condos built in #Toronto. Discount passes still available

Four Seasons penthouse #condo sells for $28-million – (@syladurantaye)

RT @OREAGR: PC Party #changebook proposes to create a registry of former Grow Ops. Registry would help protect #Ontario home buyers

Condominium Act needs overhaul, critics say:

RT @ACMOnews: ACMO Legislative Brief Presented today to Ontario Gov’t –

ACMO/CCI submit long-awaited Legislative Brief to revise the Condo Act. Full txt:; Exec summary:

Physician’s proposed #condo devlpmt (with handy built-in medical clinic) on hold pending OMB appeal. (@TheWindsorStar)

Looking for a no-kids condo? Keep dreaming. InsideHalton article: In search of quiet.

Shall we take heed? RT @Urbanation: Carney sees excesses in certain condo markets:  via @globeandmail

Historic condo courtyard faces demolition – Debate rages over removing gardens to fix parking garage. (@OttawaCitizen)

"Are too many condominiums being built in Toronto?" Anxiety, as condo sales hit record high – –

Bidding closed for #Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Athletes’ Village – Daily Commercial News > Slum condos for sale in 2016?

Danforth condo devlpmt "sparks" controversy (@toronto_life) Q: Who’d buy a condo from a developer accused of arson?

#Toronto land developer guilty of arson, manslaughter in blaze clearing site for new condo.

Condo garbage piles stinking mess, says councillor – Brantford Expositor –


Chronic shoddy construction continues. Calgary condo owners await solutions to long, soggy saga.

Canadian Condominium Institute setting up chapter to help folks meet New Brunswick condo boom.

Manitoba announces changes to Condo Act. Province to strengthen rights of condo buyers, existing owners.

Condo owners need their own advocacy group – > I’m not convinced an owners group could match CCI’s proven track record.

Quebeckers mopping up a decade of shoddy condo construction. Gazette: Condos built to crumble

Report calls for more protection for buyers of converted condos – Winnipeg Free Press:

Good move for upcoming Ontario elxn? B.C. Conservatives target condo owners | –   #ontpoli

Good on Halifax for ensuring compliance with their codes! Condo developer fined for jumping the gun –

Alberta Gov’t promises action when latest crappy #Calgary #condo costs unit owners $5M to repair –

Shoddy workmanship blamed as Calgary condo owners crippled by huge repair bills > City now sued, province under fire.

Condo crisis – CTV Calgary More on shoddy condos and gov’t failure to protect purchasers.


RT @canetwork: Bin Laden Diary: I’ve been in my new pad for a week and the "condo commandos" at Abbottabad HOA are already on my back

Naked driver crashes truck through condo, say police |

Update on yesterday’s news: Naked man who crashed truck into condo felt there was an emergency –

County sues on behalf of Chihuahua owner’s right to live in condo – – New term: "Emotional service animal." Puh-lease.

RT @ColoradoHOAGal: New law requires Illinois community association managers to be licensed:

Turtle Bay crane collapse developers file $100M malpractice suit vs. their lawyers | The Real Deal, NY –

Condo bd liable for delaying nearby development. Court: Doctors delayed project – The Boston Globe

RT @tarleyrobinson: Buyers in the world’s tallest residential tower in Dubai get surprised by changes in HOA documents.

Lindsay Lohan blocks view of #condo rooftop with new bamboo fence –

Caped ‘evaders’ – Condo board vs. ‘delinquent’ duo – >> I love the costumes!

Florida county to sue condo for refusing Canadian dad’s purchase of vacation unit (because of his 3 young kids) –

Pamela Anderson Sued for Ex-Boyfriend’s Condo Failure –   (Yes, that’s "condo" failure.)

Pamela Anderson responds to condo lawsuit | –

"Don’t screw with the view." NJ condo owners win $4M for developer’s broken promise of "breathtaking" views –

A thoroughly crappy idea. RT @Minn_HOA_Law: DNA test for dog poop. This is not going to end well…

North Miami’s Condo Catastrophe – BusinessWeek

Shortsale Prices Dip Below $100 PSF In South Florida, According To –

"Predator" NY condo developer guilty of fraud, fined $7.4M, banned from real estate biz –   (@cnybrealestate)

FL Court: Condo prez to pay $400K over false invoices rendered on unit reno job he did as unlicensed contractor –

Dim-Witted Homeowners Association Finally Sees the Light.

RT @tarleyrobinson: ADA, FHA, and HOAs and Service Animals Updated: Florida Association Sued for housing discrimination:

Condo Commandos on Mars? Why Is This Man Smiling?


Quoted in a news story by @syladurantaye on buildings in trouble: The hidden cost of low condo-maintenance fees

RT @ACMOnews: Congratulations to all our 2011 ACMO Award Recipients:

RT @GMALaw: GMA’s Warren Ragoonanan quoted in Law Times article on online business contracts, page 9 of the June 6, 2011 edition.

"Green Legislation and Condos" — Useful article by GMA’s Andrea Krywonis published in this month’s Condo Business.