Ottawa City Council Approves New Restrictions on Short-Term Rentals

Ottawa City Council votes overwhelmingly in favour of new restrictions to short-term rentals!

As mentioned in our previous blog, the Report on the Rental Accommodations Study, along with various other relevant recommendations/summaries was to be reviewed by the Community Protective Services Committee on November 15, 2019 and, if passed, by City Council on November 27, 2019.  Click  here to see our earlier blog on this issue. Continue reading “Ottawa City Council Approves New Restrictions on Short-Term Rentals”

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City of Ottawa Rental Accommodation Study Report

City of Ottawa posts the first report on the Rental Accommodations Study

As mentioned in our previous blog, the City of Ottawa had requested opinions on the proposed regulations related to rental accommodations in Ottawa.  The City of Ottawa has now posted the first Report on the Rental Accommodations Study, along with various other relevant recommendations / summaries here. Continue reading “City of Ottawa Rental Accommodation Study Report”

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What To Do When an Owner’s Behaviour Escalates…

It is never a pleasant situation when an owner disregards the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”), and the Corporation’s Declaration, By-laws and Rules.  It is much more concerning when that behaviour begins to escalate causing concern for the safety and security of Board members, their families and the Corporation’s contractors.

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Catch Jim Davidson at CCI-EO’s Lawyers, Guns, & Money Event

Lawyers, Guns & Money – With Jim Davidson

On January 23, 2019 at the Hellenic Community Centre, Jim Davidson will be one of the speakers at the Canadian Condominium Institute – Eastern Ontario Chapter’s ‘Lawyers, Guns & Money’ seminar, reviewing the year’s noteworthy condominium court decisions. Continue reading “Catch Jim Davidson at CCI-EO’s Lawyers, Guns, & Money Event”

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Who Should Pay the Costs Incurred by the Corporation in an Application for Compliance?

One of our clients recently had issues with an owner that made an addition to the common elements without authorization from the Condominium Corporation.  In this case, the owner installed an air conditioner on the common elements.  The air conditioner was not installed in an approved location.  As a result, the Corporation tried numerous times to have the owner relocate the air conditioner without success.

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