Understanding Stratas

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.

  • Find out more about Living in a Strata including a strata bylaws and strata fees.
  • Strata housing can include apartment-style condos, duplexes even single family homes. In addition to strata housing there are also industrial, commercial and mixed-use strata developments. Learn more about the different Kinds of Strata.
  • Strata corporations are created when the strata plan is filed with the Land Title Office. Strata plans will show common property, limited common property and individual strata lots. 
    - Learn more about Common Property, Limited Common Property and the strata plan.
    - Learn more about the Exclusive Use of Common Property.

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