The Supreme Court has rejected a proposal by an owners corporation to upgrade its common property impeding access to an owner’s car space.
Does an owners corporation need to modify its common property to provide easier access for disabled residents in its strata scheme?
We all know an owners corporation must maintain and repair common property but what happens when an owner alters the common property?
Can an owners corporation shut down the lifts in its building to refurbish them? If so, do they have to pay compensation to owners and tenants?
Can the strata committee approve repairs which alter, add to or improve common property without the authority of a special resolution?
An apartment building in Rhodes, Sydney claimed damages against Walker Group Constructions, inferring they had breached statutory warranties.
Adrian Mueller, partner, recently presented a paper about the most significant strata cases in NSW.
The NSW Court of Appeal delivered two victories for owners corporations and in the process clarified the operation of important areas of the strata legislation.
Commencement of the Swimming Pools Amendment Act 2012 has now been deferred for 12 months to 29 April 2015.