California Homeowners

About Us
Your Rights Under California Law
How To Avoid Home Building Pitfalls
Homeowners' Websites-Mold, Defects, Heartaches.
Manufactured Housing
Home Buyer-Home Improvement Guide
Predatory Home Mortgage Lending
MOLD-Sick Building
Insurance Reform-Bad Faith Issues
A Message From HADD
What People Are Saying
SLAPPED-Lawsuits filed by Developers to chill one's rights
Must Read- Elizabeth Dole Addresses Defective Housing-1979
Media/Recent Press Releases
Ten Things Your Home Builder Wont Tell You
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