Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR)

The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation protects and empowers consumers through advocacy and education, and ensures a fair playing field for the Massachusetts businesses its agencies regulate.

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Address

501 Boylston Street, Suite 5100, Boston, MA 02116
Home Improvement Contractor Registrations and Renewals
1 Ashburton Place, Suite 1301, Boston, MA 02108
Home Improvement Contractor Complaint and Enforcement Hearings
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710, Boston, MA 02118

Phone

Consumer hotline (617) 973-8787

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Toll-free consumer hotline (888) 283-3757

Who we serve

The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation oversees the state’s Lemon Laws and Lemon Law Arbitration, Data Breach reporting, Home Improvement Contractor Programs, and the state’s Do Not Call Registry. We help all Massachusetts consumers, home improvement contractors, people seeking help with a recently purchased car, tenants and landlords, and businesses seeking to report a data breach or interested in the data breach notification law.

We also oversee 5 regulatory agencies: Division of Banks, Division of Insurance, Division of Standards, Division of Professional Licensure, and the Department of Telecommunications and Cable

 

 

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