Definition : Québec Co-owners and Manager Association (Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec (RGCQ)

A non-profit agency promoting sound management and governance in co-ownership. Spokesperson ''par excellence'' for the divided co-ownership community with the various levels of government, it oversees the interest of co-owners and directors in this type of housing, and ensures that  property managers render services in accordance with the rules of ethics. For more information, consult the website of the RGCQ.

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