Ontario court upholds condo rule banning short-term rentals

Condo owners who rented their suite for short-term stays violated the building’s rules, an Ontario court ruled earlier this month.  The Ottawa condo’s single-family restriction, covered in the board’s declaration, was breached when the unit was rented out through websites such as Airbnb, Expedia and hotels.com.  Although the decision is being treated by the condominium community as groundbreaking, it reaches the same conclusion as two, pre-Airbnb rulings involving short-term rentals of “furnished travel apartments” in a King St. building in Toronto.    Read the article……………


Related Articles

Condo Smarts: Strata board can tell you to butt out

Dear Tony: What happens if you are a smoker who lives in a strata building, and the building adopts a

Calgary condo blames 12% fee hike on minimum wage, carbon tax but economist doubts claims (AB)

A property management company is blaming Alberta’s increased minimum wage and the carbon tax for rising condo fees, but an

Condo developer fined for failure to build park

Developer Andrew Marquess was slapped with a $70,000 penalty and forfeited a $100,000 deposit after failing to build a park