CORONAVIRUS: INFORMATION FOR CONSUMERS AND BUSINESSES

The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) across the world, including Los Angeles County, has affected the way we live, travel, and spend money. Consumers are faced with many decisions and challenges, including avoiding scams and price gouging. Many business owners are faced with a large downturn in customers and profits. DCBA is here to help.

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

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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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L.A. COUNTY HERO PAY

Learn about the temporary “Hero Pay” Ordinance for grocery and drug store workers in unincorporated Los Angeles County.

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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.

Find out when it's your turn to receive your free COVID-19 vaccination. Visit VaccinateLACounty.com
KNOW YOUR TIER

Find out when it’s your turn to receive your free COVID-19 vaccination. Visit VaccinateLACounty.com for information.

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.

Prevent Outbreaks at the Workplace

Take Your Best Shot and Let’s Get Business Booming Again

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The LA County Office of Small Business Encourages Business Owners to Help Their Workers Get Vaccinated With thousands of business ordered to close and residents asked to shelter at home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, LA County businesses have faced a tumultuous and uncertain year. However today, as the overall outlook of the health emergency…

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First-Of-Its-Kind Website Centralizes Services for Over 3 Million Immigrants in LA County

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LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs Launches New Mapping Tool to Connect Immigrants to Resources Now more than ever, immigrants who call Los Angeles County home desperately need resources and services to help them get through the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout. In response, the LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA), in the…

Mortgage Prevention and Mortgage Relief Program

LA County Mortgage Relief Program to Offer $20,000 Grants to Property Owners Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

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LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) is pleased to announce the new LA County Mortgage Relief Program, a partnership with Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County (NHS) and local HUD-approved housing counseling agencies. The $5.5 million initiative developed by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will…

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