Category Archives: News for Strata/Condo owners

CHOA News. Condominium Home Owner’s Association.
Helpful information and hints for Strata Councils and Strata home owners.

Surrey condo owner fined $800 for smoking, must pay $13,000 for strata legal fees

A Surrey condo owner who fought against $800 in fines for smoking cigarettes and marijuana in his unit has to pay more than $13,000 to cover the strata’s legal fees. The strata at a complex on 68th Avenue with 55 … Continue reading

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Ending ‘renter bias’: The arguments for and against ending rules that limit rental housing

Soudabeh Zarrinkafsh has lived in the spacious basement of a North Vancouver townhouse, with a door that walks out onto a leafy backyard garden, for two years. And she doesn’t want to move. But the UBC Hospital employee may be … Continue reading

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West Vancouver council punts racist-covenant ball to provincial government

The provincial government may introduce legislative changes to deal with racist covenants on land title records, but has stopped short of fully endorsing specific solutions proposed by the District of West Vancouver to remove historical language that outlawed some homes … Continue reading

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Deep Cove senior wins human rights case after strata refuses to build hillside tram

A senior in Deep Cove has won a $35,000 human rights award against his strata, and the right to install a costly tram to and from his hillside home to accommodate his health and mobility issues Gerald Testar and his … Continue reading

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Vancouver strata wins against owner whose EV charger was shut off for nonpayment

A Vancouver strata has won a civil case brought by a condo owner who says his electrical vehicle charger was unfairly shut off. Milad Rostamkhani is an owner at the Shangri-La, at 1111 Alberni St., and alleged in a civil … Continue reading

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Unlicensed Property Management fined $100,000

A chartered accountant who misled B.C.’s real estate regulator about his unlicensed property management business has been fined $100,000. According to the B.C. Financial Services Authority, the penalty against Yiu Keung (“Anthony”) Ng is the first of its kind since … Continue reading

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Homeowners sue. Surrey condo tower not built to code

More than two years after finding out their building wasn’t built to code, dozens of condo owners in Surrey, B.C., are suing the developer and contractors behind the project. Homeowners with units in the building filed a lengthy lawsuit this … Continue reading

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Ban on leaf blowers is rarely enforced (West End, Vancouver)

Between 2001 and 2004 I was a member of a (BCLNA.com) Landscape Nursery Association committee (RIP Jane) attempting to work with the City of Vancouver and prevent the ban on leaf blowers. “Gas” Blowers were finally banned in the west … Continue reading

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Luxury condo ordered to return 6,000-sq.-ft. common area claimed by penthouse owner, Terry Hui of Concord Pacific.

A 6,000-sq.-ft. space on the second floor of a luxury condo building in Yaletown that had been the “exclusive” domain of the penthouse owner — Concord Pacific president and CEO Terry Hui — should be allowed to be enjoyed by … Continue reading

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No Social Media for us. TerraNovaLandscapingBC.com…BBB A+ rating.

Terra Nova Landscaping BC decided long ago to stop using social media. Facebook, LinkedIn and other sites have not been updated in a very very long time. The return on investment was poor. Clients should contact us through our website. … Continue reading

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