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Consumer News/Announcements


Making Home Affordable Program ends; Contact us for foreclosure help

Are you facing foreclosure? Contact us for help keeping your home and tips on avoiding loan modification scams.


VITA Can Help You File Your Taxes for Free and Keep The Money You've Earned

Why pay to file your taxes when you can file for free? Using the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, you can keep the money you’ve earned.


Keep Protecting Yourself After the Disaster

Suffered damage in the winter storms? Protect yourself against scams and price gouging during and after an emergency. Some people try to profit from those who are most vulnerable. Know the difference between those who help and harm.


Contracting Connections program helps small businesses certify, connect, and grow

Want to sell your goods or services to Los Angeles County? We're buying! The County has set a goal to increase the number of contracts awarded to small businesses.