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Access for disabled residents

A while ago J.S. Mueller & Co Lawyers published an interesting article about access to strata titled buildings for disabled residents. The article dealt with the important question whether an Owners Corporation must modify common property to accommodate the less able residents. “These residents may not be able to pass to and from their lots unless…

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Employee of Premium Building Management wins award!

On 23 October 2017, John Gabor won the Rotary Club of Parramatta City Pride of Workmanship Award 2017. John works as a building manager for our sister company Premium Building Management. Since 1976 Pride of Workmanship Awards have recognised enthusiasm and commitment to high quality work in the local community. John was nominated by an owner in Rise Apartments…

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Q&A: Are you allowed to live in your NSW Strata Garage?

A LookUpStrata reader wanted to know what can be done about tenants who use the garage of their strata unit in NSW as a spare bedroom, and wondered whether this was even legal. In summary, our response was that a garage is not deemed a “habitable” area and therefore, in all likelihood, the tenants are…

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