On June 4, the Ontario government announced that short term rentals (including those operating in condominiums) will be allowed to resume operations starting June 5, 2020. Continue reading “Ontario to Allow Short Term Rentals to Resume Operations Starting June 5”
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”
As many of our readers will know, the City of Toronto has passed amendments to its zoning by-law, specifically for the purpose of regulating short-term rentals in the City of Toronto. Many landlords appealed the by-law amendments to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT). On November 18, 2019, LPAT dismissed the appeals (and upheld the City’s zoning amendments). As a result, the City of Toronto has indicated its intention to go ahead and implement the new requirements (but the timing of such is yet to be confirmed). Continue reading “City of Toronto Regulation of Short-Term Rentals”
The City of Ottawa is considering taking steps to regulate short-term rentals. Short-term rentals are a significant concern in many residential communities, including residential condominiums. Continue reading “The City of Ottawa Wants Your Opinion on the Proposed Short-Term Rental Regulations”
Semmler v The Owners Strata Plan NES3039 is yet another case in the ongoing saga of litigation surrounding short-term rentals. Continue reading “More Perspectives on Short-Term Rentals Regulations”