frequently asked questions
Q: What does the CSOS do?
A: The CSOS is the Ombud for all community schemes in South Africa. It provides a dispute resolution service, regulates and monitors the quality of all community scheme governance documentation, provides training and consumer awareness.
Q: What is a Community Scheme?
A: A Community Scheme is any scheme or arrangement where there is shared use of and responsibility for parts of land and buildings, including but not limited to a sectional titles’ development scheme, a share block company, a home or property owner’s association, a housing scheme for retired persons, and a housing co-operative.
Q: Where can one find a copy of a Practice Directive?
A: Practice Directives are published under the Publication section of the CSOS website.
How can we help you?
Contact the nearest CSOS customer service center or submit enquiry online.