Strata properties are a popular housing choice in B.C. for the convenience, security, added amenities and good value. Over 1.5 million people live in strata housing. Strata housing can include: condos, townhouses, duplexes, even single family homes in bare land strata corporations ("strata subdivisions").
Strata corporations need to keep functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Learn more about the renting in stratas; some stratas may have rental restriction bylaws. There are also legal requirements for buying and selling strata property.
Strata corporations can now terminate (wind up and cancel the strata plan) with an 80% vote of all owners, instead of the previous unanimous voting requirement.
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.
A site map listing all the strata housing pages and subpages and numbered for your convenience. Popular topics and major headings are bolded.