COLCO Links of Interest

Homeowner Protection Office, British Columbia
Important HPO 
"Leaky Condo" News!

CASH - Consumer Advocacy and Support for Homeowners Society

Barrett Commission

Building Envelope Rehabilitation — Owner/Property Manager Guide 

Conduit - 
Vancouver Island Condo Association

'Leaky Condo' Dispute Resolution: An Overview (requires Adobe Acrobat)
Prepared by:
Andrew Faith
UBC Dispute Resolution Program, Faculty of Law
, Construction Section
Principal: Dean Joost Blom; 
Project Director: Dr. John Hogarth
Toxic Mold Information
 World Wide Leaks "After initial industry denial and even attempted cover-ups the problem has become very public, leading to the Barrett Commission of Inquiry and subsequent prescriptive measures such as mandatory cavities behind stucco (Vancouver only), licensing of builders and the creation of the Homeowners Protection Office (HPO)."  
From Progressive Building and Build Magazine in New Zealand

Have You Been HADD?
Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings  (HADD)

A consumer protection group for homeowners and home buyers.


An association of qualified engineers and architects created to protect consumers from the construction of even more leaky condominiums in British Columbia has been struck down by the courts.

The Condominium Home Owner's Association of BC

Clashes continue over leaky condo blame -
May 22/00 issue of the Journal of Commerce

Experts discussing building envelope problems at this spring’s B.C. Construction Show disagreed about whether or not building codes contributed to moisture problems found in recently-built West Coast low-rise, wood-frame condominiums.

The Professional Association of Managing Agents. 

Thinking about Bankruptcy? Visit this site

How T-Rex Ate Vancouver: 
The Leaky Condo Problem
by Mary Anne Waldron, Professor of Law at the University of Victoria. A major area of Professor Waldron’s teaching and research interest is property law. "How T-Rex Ate Vancouver" was presented at the 28th annual Workshop on Commercial and Consumer Law held at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto on October 16-17, 1998. The paper is published in the May 1999 issue of the Canadian Business Law Journal.

Consulting Engineers of BC

Articles from the Seattle Times
Vancouver, B.C.: 'a world-class disaster' 
Condo owners' deluge of woe 

Stonecastle - The EIFS inspections company used by Dateline NBC to do the inspections for their segment.


Leaky Condos & your Property Tax Bill. 


British Columbia study of complaints against Real Estate Agents

also from
Articles from the North Shore News Articles from the Langley Advance
Articles from the Richmond News Articles from the Delta Optimist

Leaky Condo Court Cases

 Updated Nov 22, 2005
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