Tag Archives: Gerry Hyman

Limits need to be placed on Condo Directors

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions: QUESTION:  The president of our corporation is also the vice-president. secretary and treasurer. He is impossible to work with and is making poor decisions. … Continue reading

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Condominium Directors Need to Address Conflicts of Interest

Gerry Hyman has another article for The Toronto Star.  Let’s look at the questions raised: QUESTION:  Our board wants to move our energy services from Toronto Hydro to another energy company that provides services to our building. The president of … Continue reading

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Professional Property Management Services are Well Advised

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions raised: QUESTION:  Is it legal for a small condominium of 24 units not to have a condominium manager? ANSWER:  Yes. A condominium corporation of any size may … Continue reading

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Board Required to Produce Funding Plan for Reserve Fund

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions: QUESTION:  Is it illegal for the board to budget less for contributions to the reserve fund than the amounts specified in the reserve fund study?

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Resigning from the Board isn’t the Best Option

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  What are my options other than resigning from the board in regard to racial slurs — which continue to be made at … Continue reading

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Owners can Remove Directors not Officers

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  We are wondering if the condominium unit owners have the right to vote for the removal of the president of the board? The … Continue reading

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Boards Will Not Limit Their Right to Collect Proxies

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I wish to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION:  In a recent column relating to proxies, you wrote: “The purpose would not appear to be to enable someone to collect … 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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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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