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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.

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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.

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CANNABIS MANAGEMENT

Learn about the Los Angeles County Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) and their work for equitable cannabis policies and programs for unincorporated Los Angeles County.

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.

PROTECT YOUR HOME WITH E-NOTIFICATION

The Enhanced Homeowner Notification Program gives Los Angeles County property owners a chance to review real estate documents to protect you from fraud and protect your home from a foreclosure. Opt in for the new e-Notification program for faster notifications.

Property Owner E-Notification Alert

REPORT PRICE GOUGING

Report price gouging as you witness it in your community. From water to cleaning products, the Stop Price Gouging tool 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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What You Need to Know This Tax Season

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Tax season 2023 is here and we hope this year starts off with fruitful beginnings. You work hard to make ends meet and you want to see yourself and your family thrive. We want to make sure that you know about a few tax season’s resources that can help increase your nest egg. TAX CREDITS…

DCBA, LA County Assessor, Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Launch Property Owner E-Notification Alert

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Los Angeles County has come together to launch an innovative program that will keep homeowners advised when activity occurs on an individual’s property by using registrants’ email addresses. The Property Owner e-Notification Alert (e-Notification) is an extension of the County’s existing Fraud Notification Program, which informs property owners of recorded activity on their property. The…

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Consumer Alert: Dealing with Airline Delays, Cancellations

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If you have been affected by ongoing delays and cancellations with Southwest Airlines or other airlines, please keep in mind that there are no state or federal requirements for compensating consumers. Each airline is permitted to make its own policies about what it will do for customers due to a delay or cancellation caused by…

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