New Zealand: Government reviews Unit Titles Act to tighten apartment rules

The Government has released a discussion document of reforms to better protect the growing number of apartment and townhouse dwellers.  Bodies corporate and property professionals have been calling for a review of the Unit Titles Act 2010 after striking difficulties resolving disputes, with disclosure requirements, and funding of long term maintenance.  Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye, who set up public meetings and a website to air their concerns, said she was delighted with the proposed reforms which were “hugely important” to Aucklanders.    Read the article………….


Related Articles

Philadelphia Condominium awarded fraud damages for failure to disclose defects

A Philadelphia jury recently awarded a condominium Association over $5 million, including almost $1 million in punitive damages. The Belgravia

“Offensive, Rude, Annoying, Mean-Spirited & Ill-Advised” Blog Posts Aren’t Defamatory–Milazzo v. Connolly (IL)

This is another case study of the overly litigious world of homeowners’ associations. For example, a few months ago, I

Stalking and the Effect of a Threat in One incident on the Reasonableness of Fear in Another Incident

The case in question involves three neighbors in a condominium. The petitioner lived in the middle unit, and the respondents