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……………


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