Introductory Guides

Notice to Readers: These guides were put together to give a general understanding of duties and obligations that should be carried out while acting on council. Please understand this is not a requirement or mandatory in anyway, rather a guide to assist in the management of your strata. How you manage your strata corporation is up to your council and/or management.

New Council Member Basics
Strata Owner basics

Office of Housing and Construction Standards

Strata Resources and Guides

Condominium Home Owners Associations(CHOA)

CHOA is a non-profit association that promotes the understanding of strata property living and the interests of strata property owners by providing advisory services, education, advocacy, publications and resources and support for its members. CHOA offers service to all areas of BC.

Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association(VISOA)

The Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association (VISOA) provides services to all stratas in BC. It is an independent, non-profit organization that was formed in 1973 and is supported solely by membership fees. Membership is open to all residential strata corporations that have registered with the B.C. Land Title Office.

Strata Property Agents of BC

The Strata Property Agents of BC (SPABC) is an association of qualified companies whom provide residential and/or commercial strata administrative (management) services to strata councils throughout B.C.

Professional Association of Managing Agents (PAMA)

The Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1970 to promote professional and ethical residential property management.

Canadian Condominium Institue(CCI)

It is the only national association to serve as a clearing house and research centre on condominium issues and activities across the country