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The New Standard Form of Lease and Condo-specific Additional Terms

Posted in Articles, Legislation & Regulation
New Standard Form of Lease Effective April 30, 2018, landlords of private residential rental units, including condominium units, are required to use a new mandatory form of residential tenancy agreement for all new tenancies (the “Form”). You can download a copy of the Form on the government’s website:… Continue Reading

Accommodating disabilities: What medical evidence is required?

Posted in Articles, Living Together, Publications & Resources
It is well known that condominiums owe a duty to accommodate persons with disabilities.  It is less clear, however, what constitutes adequate proof of a disability. Ambiguous medical notes containing no meaningful details are often the only documentation given to condo boards and managers, who must decide whether the legal threshold for disability is met.… Continue Reading

At 5 years: Our changing skyline

Posted in Articles
This month, we celebrate our fifth anniversary of launching this blog. Since 2008, we have witnessed and written about the good, the bad and the ugly in Ontario condominiums, including: continued explosive growth in new condo construction; new usages of the condominium concept (hotels, resorts, parking facilities); exponential growth of investor ownership and foreign investor… Continue Reading

First Post — Welcome!

Posted in Articles
Welcome to the Ontario Condo Law Blog. Our goal is to provide timely and topical information, news and commentary to inform and enlighten members of the condominium community in the Province of Ontario. Property managers, condominium directors, unit owners and others should stay tuned to our blog for: – commentary on recent and developing trends… Continue Reading