There have been over 90 changes to the New South Wales strata laws with the introduction of the new Strata Schemes Management Act 2015, including guidelines regarding pets, smoking, parking and owner and tenant participation amongst others.
Most of these changes came into effect on 30 November 2016, and on this date Fair Trading NSW also published their new helpful guide to living in strata. This is an invaluable resource for owners, tenants and landlords within a strata scheme.
What does the guide cover?
Understand your roles, rights and responsibilities. Help you deal with common matters.
What are the main changes that are covered within the guide?
The new legislation aims to improve the fairness, transparency and communication within New South Wales strata schemes, so the amended rules and model by-laws are diverse. These are just some of the issues that have changed and improved:
Where to get help and advice on strata living
There are plenty of options if you need further clarification on any of the rules. You can flick through the new Strata Living Guide, or visit the Strata Laws NSW website for up-to-date information. There is now a free call strata hotline at 1800 214 023 available during business hours where you can speak with Fair Trading NSW about any questions you may have, and of course, you can always get in touch with your local Jamesons Strata Management team.
View the new useful guide to strata living in NSW here.