About BCSH

With over 6,000 employees and a $4.6 billion operating budget department-wide, the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency is responsible for fostering an equitable and inclusive California. BCSH does this by: licensing and regulating over 4 million professionals, businesses, and financial services; funding and facilitating the preservation and expansion of safe, affordable housing; advancing statewide collaborative efforts to prevent and end homelessness; and guarding and enforcing California’s civil rights laws.


Entities Under BCSH

Departments

Eric Hirata
Director
Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)

Kimberly Kirchmeyer
Director
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)

Chris Shultz
Acting Commissioner
Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI)

Douglas R. McCauley
Commissioner
Department of Real Estate (DRE)

Tiena Johnson Hall
Executive Director
California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA)

Gustavo Velasquez
Director
Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

Kevin Kish
Director
Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)

Boards

Taryn Kinney
Executive Officer
Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board

Anne Hawley
Executive Director
Cannabis Control Appeals Panel (CCAP)

Scott Chaney
Executive Director
California Horse Racing Board (CHRB)

Julie Lo
Executive Director
California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council (HCFC)


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