Unpaid condo maintenance fees: MC can sell unit to recover sums

The management corporation of Sanctuary Green in Tanjong Rhu sought to force the sale of a unit whose owner is said to be owing more than $10,000 in management and sinking-fund fees, plus interest.
The management corporation of Sanctuary Green sought to force the sale of a unit whose owner is said to be owing more than $10,000 in management and sinking-fund fees, plus interest.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

Management corporations must still follow certain procedures

The management corporation (MC) of a condominium in Tanjong Rhu had sought to sell a unit after the owner repeatedly failed to pay management and sinking-fund bills, which have now come up to a sum of more than $10,000, including interest.

The MC at Sanctuary Green had tried to pass a special resolution at its annual general meeting in April, but it did not garner enough votes to carry out the sale of the 73 sq m unit with a 99-year lease.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 10, 2019, with the headline 'Unpaid condo maintenance fees - MC can sell unit to recover sums'. Print Edition | Subscribe