The Department of Consumer Protection fights hard to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace for consumers.
Find a home contractor
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, read our tips on how to select a contractor to avoid being gouged. Do your homework before you hire a home improvement contractor and avoid problems with home improvements. Find out if the contractor is licensed and avoid hiring renegade renovators.
Sandy service interruption refunds
Consumers who lost telephone, cable, satellite or other services due to Hurricane Sandy may be entitled to credit or a waiver of extra fees from their providers. However, you must check with your service provider.
Our office has moved
Our office is located at 148 Martine Avenue, Room 407, White Plains, NY 10601. Check our office hours and if you need assistance, call us at (914) 995-2155.
Check out our comprehensive financial education section, with the downturn in the economy and the housing crisis you may find helpful information. View these short videos on personal financial management skills.
Another initiative is Senior Crime Busters. This one-hour, elder fraud protection program, which is available to your group, provides tips on how seniors can stay safe and avoid financial exploitation. Senior citizens should also beware of the "grandson" scam.
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