Definition : Common expenses (condo fees) - Unpaid expenses

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Cette question est importante, car le syndicat doit à l’occasion agir en justice pour récupérer les sommes qui lui sont dues. Que ce soit par la voie de l’avis d’hypothèque légale ou par la cour du Québec, division des petites créances, le syndicat doit connaitre les rouages de ces recours. Les huissiers sont ceux qui exécuterons les jugements rendus et ont besoins d’instructions et d’informations du syndicat pour mener à bien leur charge.
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The failure to pay general or special common expenses (condo fees) is one of the most contentious co-ownership’s issues. It is the duty of the board of directors of the syndicate of co-owners to collect them, unless this task has been delegated to the condo manager. When a co-owner's contributions have been in arrears for more than three months, the law provides, ex officio, that he automatically loses his right to vote at the general meetings of the co-owners. He is also exposed to legal recourses, so that the syndicate can recover the amounts owing. A review of the options in such cases.  
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