More spats between MCSTs and owners, collective sale cases

Nearly half of the cases filed before Strata Titles Boards involve these

One Tree Hill Gardens was among the collective sale cases handled last year. It was eventually sold for $65 million.
One Tree Hill Gardens was among the collective sale cases handled last year. It was eventually sold for $65 million.PHOTO: KNIGHT FRANK

More cases were filed with the Strata Titles Boards (STB) last year than in each of the preceding two years, with nearly half of the overall total involving spats between management corporations of strata-titled developments (MCSTs) and unit owners or collective sale cases.

These applications make up a category known as non-water leakage cases, which saw a total of 56 cases last year - more than twice the 2015 total of 27.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2018, with the headline 'More spats between MCSTs and owners, collective sale cases'. Subscribe