17 September 2020
The CSOS accepts urgent dispute resolution applications, and will hear these matters within 24 hours (circumstances permitting); provided that all other prerequisites are complied with.
27 August 2020
The edition includes: An introduction to how the POPI Act must be understood by and applied to members of community schemes; virtual AGM resolutions; and cancelling a managing agent's contract.
27 August 2020
An analysis of the POPI Act in relation to community schemes about how the personal information of owners and/or residents of units or homes in the scheme is collected, stored and managed responsibly.
13 August 2020
Some 43 frequently asked questions by members of Community Schemes covering General issues, Registration of schemes, payment of CSOS levies and fees, and Annual financial statements.
30 July 2020
The edition includes: Help for frustrated tenants in community schemes; streamlining community scheme administration; and can trustees force their scheme to use their choice of WiFi/Fibre provider?
2 July 2020
Three scenarios illustrating how Regulation 3 to the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act is applied to calculating your body corporate’s reserve fund for a financial year.
25 June 2020
The edition includes: Authorising the appointment of a managing agent; maximising the chances of recovering unpaid levies; and what to do about residents smoking marijuana in their units.
28 May 2020
This edition includes: COVID-19 and levy contributions; Occupational health and safety in sectional title schemes; and delaying the annual general meeting because of the COVID-19 lockdown.
30 April 2020
This edition includes: HOA - Ensure compliance with CIPC checklist; whether or not voting cards have to be used at meetings; and trustee harassing/insulting an owner - what should we do?