There has been plenty to tweet about since our last compilation post on March 13.
Here’s some of the best items.
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COURT AND TRIBUNAL DECISIONS
HRTO refuses to reconsider summary dismissal of unit owner’s complaint that condo failed to address noise complaints. http://bit.ly/wfk830
BCCA (3-2) upholds finding that condo bd’s solution for fixing design flaw was "significantly unfair" to some owners. http://bit.ly/zpuRcP
NBCA orders developer to finish construction of condo unit shell (eyesore, fire hazard) and prepare it for occupancy. http://bit.ly/zdEtzM
ONSC approves sale of condo units by developer’s receiver, laments sorry state of the court’s document mgmt system. http://bit.ly/A3zmU5
ONSC: Condo devlpr to pay legal costs of $16K + $10K "top up" per Condo Act s.43(9) for shirking turnover obligations. http://bit.ly/IiRpMF
HRTO: Unit owner’s complaint of racism in condo fee dispute has no reasonable prospect of success, summarily dismissed. http://bit.ly/IAsLv2
ONCA: Condo Act s.23 does not preclude unit owners from suing developer for construction defects in common elements. http://bit.ly/HYVnQX
ONCA: Regardless of any claims against condo corporation, owners (even the developer) must still pay condo fees. http://bit.ly/HNDvsa
In the wake of Trayvon Martin killing, Watch Out for Neighborhood Watch Programs – http://bit.ly/HFWwJ8 (Northwest Condo & HOA Law Blog)
Governing condo complex is an exercise in slow torture. http://bit.ly/HT4DBB (Hartford Biz Journal)
Why marijuana grow-ops pose a challenge for remediation and demolition [for condos, too]– Daily Commercial News: http://bit.ly/K6jxIL
Toronto condos: How close is too close to the Gardiner? http://bit.ly/zwLCwJ < You can flick a cig from your car and hit these bldgs. Nuts.
Growth in Ontario’s condo sector prompts legislative review. http://natpo.st/GLmRVk
Guelph condo pays water bill with inexplicable 1,600% spike in usage, then unsuccessfully ask city for compensation. http://bit.ly/GWrniE
The 3-inch condo is here – http://bit.ly/HloA4k < Condominiumized safety deposit boxes, another Canadian innovation.
Winners of the 2012 Tarion Awards of Excellence for new home builders with amazing customer service announced http://ow.ly/aloNK
RT @Harry_Fine: Talk of co-op being dealt w at LTB has been around for years, but it may be happening. Good for co-ops & paralegals. http://bit.ly/J8Fh3u
Study shows energy savings realized from sub-metering in multi-rez buildings: http://lnkd.in/93_Dxk
Poll: Canadians don’t mind paying for perks of condo living – but not very much! http://bit.ly/I5hF1l < Unrealistic expectations abound.
Crown says cost-cutting cost truck driver his life in Calgary condo construction mishap – http://bit.ly/yy3fSB
Spy-cam found in Winnipeg swimming pool change room: Interviews. http://bit.ly/yLbCD4 < Intrusion upon seclusion in action.
A Woodstock woman warns others about attempted fraud re condo pymts – http://bit.ly/GKaB78
Canadian banks tighten lending for condo construction amid bubble fear – http://bloom.bg/GHeJos
Brothels soon in your backyard? http://bit.ly/H0Dvlo < Or in your condo?
Flaherty cites Toronto condos as need for CMHC oversight. http://bit.ly/Ic4k8R < No sense letting an overheated mkt destroy the economy.
Calif. enacts bill allowing electric vehicle charging stations in community assns: HOA Law Blog http://bit.ly/yvXhaV
NYU law school pays $3.6M for faculty condo – News – ABA Journal http://bit.ly/wEB6Hl < This is their third multi-million dollar condo.
"They probably have less stringent rules in a penitentiary." Flowers spark legal fight at NH condo. http://bit.ly/FQsDmg
CT: Tenant refuses to remove mezuzah – http://bit.ly/GWVrPF < Condo bd wades into a whole lotta trouble here.
Lawyer returns from vacation, averts crisis by bringing discriminatory condo board back from the ledge over mezuzah. http://cour.at/HS1T5d
More deets on epic jury award against Hawaii condo board after campaign of terror against owners. http://bit.ly/H9hPDL
Illinois A-G sues condo board for evicting unit owner’s depression therapy dogs « CBS Chicago http://cbsloc.al/HM8wq6
A-G backs off on requiring digitized condo plans | Crain’s New York Biz http://bit.ly/Iia8wu
Downtown Chicago residential high-rises prepare for NATO summit – http://trib.in/KicCaw