Definition : Work

In the context of the construction of an immovable, a set of operations that are completed or to be carried out (e.g. rehabilitation work).

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Face au refus d'un promoteur ou d'un constructeur de terminer les travaux de construction de l'immeuble, le syndicat de copropriété ou tout copropriétaire peut-il agir d'une quelconque façon afin, soit de contraindre le constructeur à l'achèvement des travaux, soit d'obtenir un dédommagement?
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22 août 2013- Un devoir fondamental d’assurer l’entretien et la conservation de l’immeuble s’impose aux administrateurs de tout syndicat de copropriété; c’est d’ailleurs là leur mission première. Il en découle l’obligation de pourvoir aux coûts engendrés par ces travaux. Voyons donc quelles sont les principales sources de financement des travaux en copropriété.
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Many co-owners carry out work to renovate their apartments, after moving in, to make them more in tune with their tastes and personalities. Redecorating the premises and integrating new equipment,such as in the kitchen or the bathroom, is a legitimate endeavor. However, before a project can begin, you will need to verify whether the work in question is subject to prior authorization. Some work can be carried out without prior authorization, while other work requires the approval of the board of directors or of the general meeting of co-owners.
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The by-laws of the immovable (declaration of co-ownership) generally include strict rules, limitations and even prohibitions concerning work that can be undertaken in a private portion. This explains why, in many cases, the co-owners require prior authorization from the board of directors. This decision-making body has the power to approve several types of work that co-owners would like to do in their apartment.
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When the work of a co-owner has an impact on the common portions, the latter must obtain authorization from the general meeting of co-owners to have it undertaken, even if the work is carried out in his private portion. This authorization requires a vote, the majority of which is greater than that required for the current decisions. Failure to comply with this rule could result in a co-owner being ordered to restore the premises to their original state or even to pay damages.  
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24 mars 2013-  Le devoir d'entretien et de conservation de l'immeuble qui vous incombe à titre d'administrateurs d'une copropriété implique que vous devrez un jour faire affaires avec des entrepreneurs en construction. Que ce soit pour remplacer la toiture, rénover le hall d'entrée ou réparer les parements de briques et la maçonnerie, il importe d'être vigilant lors de l'octroi de tels contrats, compte tenu de leurs coûts souvent élevés.
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The apartments of a co-ownership must be adequately sound proofed; otherwise, discord will be on the menu of the community of co-owners. Quite simply, appropriate soundproofing should be on top of your shopping list.
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