Condo Smarts: Strata president refuses ramp request to help ailing resident

Dear Tony: I live in a townhouse complex in the Okanagan, and each home has three steps leading up to the front door. My husband recently had a mild stroke and requires a walker, so access has become a problem for us. We called our strata president and requested permission to remove our stairs and have a ramp installed that would give him safe access to our home, but he refused, citing the appearance of our community and the cost to make the common property safe.  Do we have any options? Without the ramp, my husband cannot safely get outside to get exercise, which is vital to his recovery.    Read the Q&A………….


Related Articles

Condo Q&A: How do we stop our board from instituting a no-pets rule?

Q. We have a new board of directors and they want to ban all pets in our condominium. According to

Resilient Communities Ontario

Lash Condo Law is thrilled to be involved with the launching of Resilient Communities Ontario (RCO) a new non-profit association

In a new condo building, should the developer stay on as property manager after the turnover meeting?

Q. We are a new condominium that has completed our turnover meeting and elected new directors into office. However, it