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INFORMATION BULLETIN

2011ENER0082-001158
Sept. 19, 2011

Ministry of Energy and Mines
and Minister Responsible for Housing

 

Strata Property Act consultation launched

 

VICTORIA The Province is seeking public input through an online discussion paper and survey launched today that introduces a new approach to resolving strata property disputes.

 

The paper presents a tribunal model for review and includes details on:

 

         The proposed model.

         The role of the tribunal.

         The process involved to reach a settlement or ruling.

 

The approach would make dispute resolution services available to any strata owner in the province by offering an accessible, efficient and lower-cost alternative to the courts system and the current arbitration model.

 

The survey gives more than half a million strata owners in B.C. an opportunity to provide feedback and help shape the new model. Over 1,600 strata owners have already pre-registered.

 

The survey will be available until Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. and can be accessed at: www.bcstrata2011.malatest.net

 

For more information on the survey and strata corporations, please visit: http://housing.gov.bc.ca/strata

 

 

Contact:

 

Communications

Minister Responsible for Housing

250 952-0628

 

 

Connect with the Province of B.C. at: www.gov.bc.ca/connect