Category Archives: Condominiums

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Condominiums Required to Maintain Common Elements

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss two of the questions: QUESTION:  We own a unit in a large, old condominium. We have had little or no heat, or hot water, for a long time and … Continue reading

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Rules can be overturned in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has a new article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Our board has implemented a rule that bans smoking on the common elements and in the units. The ban will take … Continue reading

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Removing a Board Director is Still Hard

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star. I want to discuss one of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Some of the owners in our condominium want to remove the director who serves as the board president. If we cannot … Continue reading

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Human Rights Apply in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions: The first question is: QUESTION:  An owner in our condominium broke his wrist and needed help tying his shoes. Staff helped him, but when … Continue reading

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Leases in Condominiums have Limitations

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions raised: Two questions raised were about renting a unit in a condominium.  As such, I am going to post both of them first and then comment on … Continue reading

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Proxies Abuse is Alive in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the two questions raised: QUESTION:  Myself and another candidate recently ran for election to the board against two incumbent directors. The incumbents won, and one of the scrutineers advised … Continue reading

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Maintenance Fees Paid by Cheque

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION:  I pay my common-expense contributions monthly by cheque. Management has advised that we’ll be required to pay a $10 fee for … Continue reading

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Only ‘Routine Issues’ may be discussed at Annual General Meetings

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss three of the questions that were raised: First, this question:

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Electric Vehicles Coming to Condominiums

The Ontario Government has announced that electric vehicle charging stations are coming to condominiums in the province. The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) has an article about this which gives you a lot of information about the issue.

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Director in Arrears Creates Conflict

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss one of the questions as it is an important issue: QUESTION:  One of the directors of our corporation was seriously behind in his payment of common-expense contributions … Continue reading

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