Definition : Reasonable accommodation

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Under the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, adisabled co-owner is asking us to install four automatic door openers in the common portions, two of which have a remote-controlled joystick.  This co-owner told us that a significant portion of the installation costs would be covered by the Home Adaptation Program of the Société d'habitation du Québec (SHQ). However, when it was purchased, more than two years ago, this co-owner was already in a wheelchair.  He must have been aware that the building was not suitable for his condition. Knowing that the costs for the installation of these automatic door openers will far exceed the amounts allocated by the grant, not to mention the inspections and maintenance afterwards, we find that the financial impact for our co-ownership is excessive and unreasonable.  Question: Under the circumstances, are we required to accept his request, or can we refuse it?
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Our building has 34 indoor parking spaces, two of which are designated spaces for the disabled. These two sites were purchased from the developer by two co-owners owning an apartment.  None of these co-owners are disabled. However, there is a co-owner who has recently become a person with reduced mobility and who is the owner of an indoor parking space not adapted to his needs. Question: Is there a law that would allow this co-owner with reduced mobility to request a change of parking space?  
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January 22, 2016 - The profile of Quebec condominiums is expected to change in the coming years. With the aging population, the number of residents in co-ownerships with reduced mobility will increase.
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8 octobre - L'avocat émérite et secrétaire général du RGCQ, Yves Joli-Coeur, a récemment accordé une entrevue à l'émission La Facture, qui a été diffusée à la télévision de Radio-Canada le 1e octobre dernier. Ses propos ont essentiellement porté sur les demandes d'accommodements raisonnables en copropriété, et sur la façon adéquate de les gérer.
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2 août - Refuser tout accommodement raisonnable à un copropriétaire handicapé peut être coûteux pour une copropriété. La saga vécue au Verre-Bourg, à Sainte-Foy, démontre clairement qu'il faut se montrer conciliant et respectueux à l'égard de ces personnes, sous peine d'être rabroué par la Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse, qui pourrait aussi imposer le paiement de dommages punitifs et moraux.
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