It can be difficult to identify directions that specifically apply to bodies corporate. Here we summarise some of the more relevant directions that committees should be aware of, and apply, even as restrictions are relaxed.
The purpose of the amendment is to provide measures to alleviate the financial burden caused by COVID-19 on bodies corporate and their Owners. But is the solution worse than the problem?
The interim orders in a recent case provides some relief for bodies corporate that held virtual general meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.
Question: The council is carrying out loud building work nearby up to the early hours of the morning. This has made sleep impossible at times for most residents. What can we do?
Question: Is the Body Corporate required to provide sanitisation stations in strata buildings in Queensland?
As at 3 July 2020, the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Queensland is now in place. What does this mean for QLD Bodies Corporate, Committees and strata residents?
We’ve seen many changes for bodies corporate and resident managers due to COVID-19. One issue that has not and cannot change is how options and variations of term are dealt with in management rights agreements.
The Committee’s actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic need to balance the rights of individuals with the needs of other owners and occupiers and the broader community.
As finances become tight during COVID 19, it is important that bodies corporate and body corporate managers ensure costs are properly managed. That includes complying with body corporate spending limits.
Body corporate levies are one of the first bills owners don’t pay in tough times. Committees need to be aware of this and the consequences of reducing levies or dipping into the sinking fund.