Tag Archives: Condominium

Owners Indirectly Save on Electricity Rebate

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss two of the questions: QUESTION:  We’ve seen an announcement that condominiums will be eligible for a proposed hydro rebate. Will our corporation be obligated to pass the rebate to … Continue reading

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Work Could Require Owner Approval

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss two of the questions: QUESTION:  The corporation’s engineer recommended refurbishing the corridors. Is the board entitled to undertake a $5.1-million hallway renovation without the consent of 66-2/3 per cent … Continue reading

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Democracy Requires Questions

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions: QUESTION:  A former board member intends to stand for election to the board at the next annual general meeting. She has shown herself to be … Continue reading

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Boards can Always get Second Opinion

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Is the board of directors obligated to accept the conclusions of a Reserve Fund Study? ANSWER:  The board, within 15 days of receiving … Continue reading

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Condominium Must Hold Annual Meeting

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss a couple of the questions: QUESTION:  Two of our three board members own six units in our 13-unit condominium and have a proxy from another owner. But the board … Continue reading

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Condominium Could Amend the By-laws

Gerry Hyman as another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss a couple of questions that were brought up: QUESTION:  Our board recently discovered that owners have been electing five directors when the bylaws allowed for three. A lawyer’s letter … Continue reading

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Condominiums Need Facilities Agreement

Gerry Human has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at two of the questions asked: QUESTION:  Our townhouse condo has two condominium corporations and two boards of directors. But we don’t have an agreement setting out how we … Continue reading

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