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Housing Issues

Housing Issues
We help tenants and property owners understand their rights and responsibilities, while encouraging cooperation. We also enforce the law through court actions.

Disability Rights

Disability

People with disabilities must get equal access to housing and to virtually all places of business. We take complaints and answer questions about possible violations of the disability rights laws.

 

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Consumers

Consumers
We enforce a wide variety of local and state laws to assure that Santa Monica businesses treat all of their customers fairly.

Smoke-Free Laws

Smoke Free Laws

Santa Monica is a leader in protecting its residents and visitors from the harms of second-hand smoke. Learn more about our programs here.

What's New

Merit Gold Customers:
For information
about the settlement,
call CMA at 818-972-5354

Save the Date and Register! Annual Landlord/Tenant Forum December 6

Experts Warn of Risks in Buying Gold Coins As Investment

Maker of Neuro Drinks Agrees to Pay $500,000 in Fines and Restitution; Permanent Injunction Bars False and Misleading Health Claims

City Attorney's Consumer Division Announces Fair Housing Month Campaign

City Attorney Files Two Lawsuits to Stop Harassment of Local Tenants

 

Consumer Corner: Donate to Charity Solicitors With Care!

 

City Attorney Obtains $2 Million Judgment Against Merit Financial in False Advertising Case

 

Consumer Protection Division Debuts Consumer Corner Column in Santa Monica Daily Press

 

Information for Owners of Santa Monica Multi-Unit Residential Properties

 

Volkswagen Emissions Violations Affect Nearly 500,000 California Drivers

 

Bar Exam Prep Company "Barwinners" Enjoined and Pays $130,000 in Restitution and Fines for False Advertising

 

City Attorney's Office Hosts Free Workshop: Fair Housing Issues in Rental Housing

 

City Attorney Files Lawsuit to Preserve Parking Spaces of Tenants with Disabilities

 

Mylife.com to Pay More Than $1 Million in Fines and Refunds; Agrees to Permanent Injunction in False Advertising and Automatic Renewal Case

 

City Attorney Files First Lawsuit Under New Anti-Discrimination Law

 

City Attorney and Rent Control Host Santa Monica Landlord/Tenant Forum December 3

 

Santa Monica Bans E-Cigarettes in All No-Smoking Places

 

Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office Launches The Nifty Fifty Website For Tenants With Disabilities And Their Landlords

 

Whole Foods To Pay $800,000, Agrees To Sweeping Court Injunction In Statewide Pricing Inaccuracy Case

 

Santa Monica Landlord Found in Contempt of Court for Violating Stay-Away Order

 

Save the Date and Register! Santa Monica City Attorney's Office Hosts Free Fair Housing Workshop

 

City Attorney Obtains 10-Year Agreement to Resolve Harassment Complaints At 49-Unit Apartment Building

 

National Gold Dealer Merit Financial Targeted In Fraud Prosecution

 

Target Data Breach Affects Millions of Customers

 

Wilshire West Car Wash Convicted of Labor Violations

 

Pair Convicted in Santa Monica Vacation-Rental Scam

 

City, Apartment Owner Reach Pact on Harassment Complaints 

 

City Attorney Sees Surge In Accommodation Complaints from Tenants with Disabilities

 

Wilshire West Car Wash, Its Owner And Managers Charged With Criminal Conspiracy And Grand Theft 

 

City Cleans Up Misleading Green Advertising At Santa Monica Dry Cleaners 


CPD Staff

Adam Radinsky, Chief Deputy City Atty.
Eda Suh, Deputy City Attorney
Gary Rhoades, Deputy City Attorney
Paula Rockenstein, Consumer Specialist
Andrea Cavanaugh, Investigator

Johanna Rodriguez, Community Liaison

California Reasonable Accommodations & Modifications: The Nifty 50


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