WE ARE HAPPY TO SERVE YOU: BY PHONE, ONLINE, AND IN-PERSON

We are proud to re-open our new headquarters at the Hall of Records in Downtown Los Angeles for in-person service by appointment. We will follow LA County Health Officer’s Orders with required face coverings and other health protocols at our office. We will also continue to use technology to serve you online and by telephone. Find out more about the many ways DCBA can serve you.

Our New Doors Are Open. We are happy to serve you!

OUR SERVICES ARE FREE AND EASY TO USE.

It’s our mission to create a fair and vibrant marketplace for consumers and businesses.

ABOUT US

The County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs has a long history of working to ensure a fair marketplace for L.A. County residents.

Get Your Family back on track after COVID-19. Get Ahead LA
GET AHEAD LA

DCBA can connect you to free financial resources: rental or food assistance, financial counseling, and more. There are programs that can help you get ahead.

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FORECLOSURE PREVENTION

Homeowners: Find out how DCBA’s Foreclosure Prevention experts can help you explore all of your options to keep you in your home.

Flex Your Defense Against COVID-19
FLEX YOUR DEFENSE

All residents 12 and older who live or work in LA County can get a COVID-19 vaccination for free. Visit VaccinateLACounty.com.

SCAM ALERT

Fraudsters constantly develop new scams to steal money from consumers and violate their rights. Education and awareness are the best tools to combat consumer fraud. Check this page regularly to learn about recent scams and how to avoid them.

AVOID COVID-19 VACCINE SCAMS

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is in Los Angeles County, scammers are targeting local residents with new, vaccine-related schemes. Protect your money and personal information. Learn the facts about how the vaccine is being distributed from the Department of Public Health.

Avoid COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

PRICE GOUGING APP

Report price gouging as you witness it in your community. From water to cleaning products, the Stop Price Gouging app guides you through the process of filing a complaint and creating a profile so you can check the status your case.

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Watch Out for These Spooky Scams!

Watch Out for These Spooky Scams! 1000 576 Consumer & Business

This Halloween figures to be filled with celebration as LA County continues to open up. However, the holiday should come with a bit of caution – not only in terms of following health protocols, but also avoiding some common scams which can be frightening for consumers. Keep your spooky season fun this year by keeping…

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Stay Housed L.A. Files Tenant Anti-Harassment Lawsuits

Stay Housed L.A. Files Tenant Anti-Harassment Lawsuits 1000 575 Consumer & Business

STAY HOUSED L.A. FILES THREE TENANT ANTI-HARASSMENT LAWSUITS IN A PILOT PROGRAM WITH THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES The effort was launched after an uptick in complaints received on harassment issues, which advocacy groups are concerned could be on the rise as landlords look for ways to remove tenants who owe rent due to COVID-19…

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LA County’s New Rent Registry: What You Need to Know

LA County’s New Rent Registry: What You Need to Know 1000 575 Consumer & Business

The Department of Consumer and Business Affairs recently launched the LA County Rent Registry, a new online portal that allows owners of properties located in unincorporated LA County to register rental properties, rental unit information, and pay any annual rent registration fees required by the County’s Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protections Ordinance and Mobilehome Rent…

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