Recovery Process of Housing Society over dues

Housing Society collects the monthly maintenance expenses to ensure that they can manage the housing society works smoothly and to take care of their various common expenses like security, lift maintenance, house-keeping etc. All the members of housing society are expected to pay their maintenance bill on time as and when the same is raised Read more about Recovery Process of Housing Society over dues[…]

No Court Fee for Succession Certificate in Maharashtra

No Nomination! No Will! What to do? It is a question often asked by the members of the Managing Committee of the Cooperative Housing Societies. In accordance to the society bye-laws, it’s the responsibility of the managing committee to transfer the property in the name of legal heir / nominee / as per will. However, Read more about No Court Fee for Succession Certificate in Maharashtra[…]

Housing society in Mumbai’s Sion suspends managing committee members with more than two kids – Is this constitutional?

Recently Hindustan Times (31st August’2018) reported that three Managing Committee members of Rahat Plaza, Sion were suspended for having more than two children in accordance with the section 73 CA of Maharashtra Cooperative Societies Act, 1960. Wondering why such “Dis-qualification” is not there to become the Member of Parliament? Why there is no amendment in Read more about Housing society in Mumbai’s Sion suspends managing committee members with more than two kids – Is this constitutional?[…]

Election Process Exemption for Cooperative Housing Societies

Election Process Exemption for Cooperative Housing Societies from the tedious process of approaching election authorities! Maharashtra State Cabinet finally exempts those with fewer than 100 members from the ‘tedious’ process of informing the Maharashtra State Cooperative Election Authority 3 months in advance and conducting the election under the supervision of cooperative society election authority. Following which Read more about Election Process Exemption for Cooperative Housing Societies[…]

Cooperative Housing Chairman & Secretary for Election Duties

If you are an office-bearer in a building or a township’s registered cooperative housing society, you could find yourself serving as a booth-level volunteer during the polling days very soon. A rather forced move by the Maharashtra government, it has declared that the Chairmen and Secretaries of Cooperative Housing Societies have to serve as volunteers Read more about Cooperative Housing Chairman & Secretary for Election Duties[…]

SOCIETY BLUES : CONCERNS & ISSUES

It’s important for the Managing Committee of the Hosing Society to keep them self updated on the various compliance requirements as listed below. Is it mandatory to adopt Model Bye-laws? Yes. In accordance with the 97th constitutional amendment 2013, it is must for the housing society to adopt the Model bye-laws in your society. You Read more about SOCIETY BLUES : CONCERNS & ISSUES[…]

Associate Member contest Managing Committee Election

Can Associate Member contest Managing Committee Election?

There has been too many confusion on whether an “Associate Member” can vote?  Or can he be the part of Managing Committee / Officer Bearer? In accordance with Section 2(19) of the Maharashtra Cooperative Societies Act, an associate member jointly holds a share of the society with others, but whose name is not first in the share Read more about Can Associate Member contest Managing Committee Election?[…]

Who has the right to remove an office bearer of the committee in Housing Society?

Our common query, Who has the right to remove an office bearer of the committee in Housing Society? An office bearer is a person who is responsible for in managing under the authority and holds the responsibility of the smooth functioning of the housing society and its office. Nowadays, the scene has been changing; more Read more about Who has the right to remove an office bearer of the committee in Housing Society?[…]