Strata properties are a popular housing choice in B.C. for the convenience, security, added amenities and good value. Over a million people live in strata housing. Strata housing can include: condos, townhouses, duplexes, even single family homes in bare land strata corporations ("strata subdivisions").
In strata housing, the owners own their individual strata lots and together own the common property and common assets as a strata corporation. Learn more about understanding strata housing.
Learn more about the legal requirements for operating a strata corporation. Strata council members, owners and tenants have important roles and responsibilities.
Strata disputes can be resolved within the strata corporation, using the Civil Resolution Tribunal, going to court or through arbitration.
All strata owners and residents must follow strata legislation and the strata's bylaws and rules.
Find more help and support including strata associations, the archived strata guides, options for getting legal advice and the strata housing website's purpose and limits.