Who we are
We provide an alternative, impartial and transparent service for the resolution of unresolved disputes in community schemes. Established in terms of the Community Scheme Ombud Service Act, 2011 [Act 9 of 2011) the CSOS regulates the conduct of parties within community schemes and ensures their good governance. Continue reading
What is a Community Scheme?
A community scheme is an arrangement where the use and responsibility for parts of land and buildings is shared including sectional titles development schemes, share block companies, home or property owners associations, housing schemes for retired persons and housing co-operatives. Any person in a community scheme may make an application to the CSOS if such a person is a party to or is materially affected by a dispute. Continue reading