0515 Business, Consumer Svcs, Housing, Scty
Mission Statement

The Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency was established in 2013. The Agency is responsible for overseeing departments, boards, commissions and agencies that provide the following services to the people of California: protection of the public through the licensing and regulation of more than 100 businesses and 200 professional categories; regulation of financial services and state-licensed financial institutions; enforcement of the sale of alcoholic beverages; regulation of the horse racing industry; the investigation and prosecution of civil rights; safe and affordable housing opportunities; and earthquake safety. The Agency is comprised of the following entities: Department of Consumer Affairs; Department of Business Oversight; Department of Fair Employment and Housing; Department of Housing and Community Development; California Housing and Finance Agency; Alcoholic Beverage Control; Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board; California Horse Racing Board; and the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission.