Condo Smarts: Strata corporations deal with two types of debts

Dear Tony: I have recently become the treasurer of our strata council. In reviewing the correspondence to collections, a number of owners have complained about the strata management company back charging them for administrative or service costs.  We have nothing in our contract with the management company that permits it to charge owners service costs. In most cases, this is simply a $50 service that has been added to simple maintenance or repair bills when owners have required repairs to their strata lots, or a service technician was sent out by the property manager to complete fire safety inspections.    Read the Q&A…………..


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