Condo act updates aim to improve consumer protection (AB)

The Alberta government is poised to announce the first phase of amendments to the Condominium Property Act.  New legislation was passed in 2014 to bring in stricter regulations to protect consumers and make developers more accountable. In all, 50 amendments have been proposed with the first phase likely covering about 20 per cent of these changes.  “All of us in the industry have held our breath for so long that we’re kind of red in the face,” says Andrew Fulcher, president of the Southern Alberta chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI). “It would have been lovely to have this all done and dusted by now.”    Read the article…………….


Related Articles

Condo Smarts: Understanding rental rights

Dear Tony: Our strata corporation recently discussed voting to amend the rental disclosure statement filed by the developer to change

Strata council voting rights to be determined by B.C. court

A B.C.Supreme Court decision, scheduled to be released Tuesday morning, could determine if strata members can be stripped of their

When a dying hedge is a major condo repair

A 30-foot, common-element hedge planted by the developer has been dying for five years, and is presently three-quarters dead. Replacement