Question: Is the Body Corporate required to provide sanitisation stations in strata buildings in Queensland?
Perhaps the biggest challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic is how to manage body corporate levies and other financial issues at a time when people are under all sorts of financial pressure.
Question: If a committee meeting is going to be held by teleconference because of the current COVID-19 crisis, are lot owners permitted to listen?
Question: Is there anything stopping the lot owners from decommissioning a limited use elevator? It only goes to the first floor and is never used by the owners, but costs a lot to maintain.
Chris Irons is starting with Hynes Legal on Monday. Hynes is going to be offering a lot more to the strata community than ever before. Start with – imagining having your strata issue mediated by the former Commissioner?
The ongoing battle about bodies corporate having the right to prohibit short-term letting has attracted a lot of attention, some of which has been nothing but clickbait. At the core of this though is a fundamental principle: what right should a body corporate have to regulate what goes on behind a property owner’s front door?
Question: We have a majority lot owner who owns almost half of the units in our complex. They are effectively running the complex, making unreasonable decisions, spending money from the sinking fund and raising levies. What can we do?
Question: Our onsite manager makes racist comments during meetings of lot owners. I find this racism very inappropriate from a manager running a complex with many different nationalities.
Question: Can a group of lot owners freeze levy payments by paying their levies into a trust account until they receive better service from the resident manager and strata manager?
If the Queensland Government’s proposed rental law reforms go ahead, there will be some unintended (or perhaps misunderstood) consequences for bodies corporate with respect to the rights of tenants.