List of Common Cooperative Housing Society Issues & Solution

  • By Editor
  • 15th November, 2018

Numerous occupants are not acquainted with the workings of their cooperative housing societies (CHS) and are left mistaken and confused while dealing with a variety of civic and legal compliances. Furthermore, most of the times, both the individuals as well as the managing committee are left with a bitter feeling that can be avoided altogether through discourse and compliance with the procedures.

Listed below are a few co-operative housing society (CHS) issues and the solutions to it.

Issue :

Society does not enable guests to park their vehicles in the building premises.

Solution :

  1. Approach the police authorities stating that there is a violation of the provisions of Table 15 READ WITH Regulation 36 of the Development Control Rules, read with Regulation 36 which stipulates that 10% (now 25%) of the parking spot must be kept empty for the guests.
  2. Lodge a complaint with Bombay Municipal Corporation asking for the Corporation to drop the occupation declaration as the terms and conditions relating to IOD have been disregarded.

Issue :

Society not allocating car parking spot to the members of the society.

Solution :

  1. Draw the attention to the provisions of Table 15 Regulation 36 of Development Control Rules of Greater Mumbai.
  2. Approach Consumer Forum for lack of administration.
  3. Approach the Co-operative Court.
  4. Approach the Registrars office.
  5. Note that on the off chance that you have other similar individuals who are deprived of parking spaces, each one of them can approach different authorities.
  6. It would not make a difference if the builder has sold the parking spot to some other flat buyer.

Issue :

Co-operative Housing Society collecting excessive sums at the time of the exchange of flat, collecting extreme sum towards non-inhabitants charges

Solution :

  1. Approach consumer court for insufficiency in administration
  2. Approach police headquarters for extortion, insidiousness against every individual of the managing committee with a specific request to lodge a First Information Report (FIR)
  3. Approach metropolitan justices court
  4. Lodge a complaint against auditor for expert misconduct

Issue :

Managing committee individuals not issuing share certificate to members

Co-operative Housing Society not making a move against the individuals of the managing committee who have abused the assets of the society

Co-operative Housing Society not making a move against defaulters who are managing committee members.

Solution :

  1. Approach Consumer Forum against society
  2. Approach Co-operative Court
  3. Approach the office of the registrar to expel the managing committee members