2020 California Code
Financial Code - FIN
DIVISION 7 - INDUSTRIAL LOAN COMPANIES
CHAPTER 3 - Loans and Purchased Obligations
ARTICLE 5 - Limitations and Regulations of Loans and Purchased Obligations
An industrial loan company may make loans and acquire obligations, the proceeds of which are used for home improvements that are secured by real property having a market value of at least 100 percent of the principal amount owing on the loan being made by the industrial loan company or obligation being acquired by the industrial loan company and on prior encumbrances, except nondelinquent tax liens, secured by the same real property. Home improvements means additions, alterations, or modifications to owner-occupied property consisting of one to four dwelling units and appurtenant buildings thereto or to the real property containing same.
(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 827, Sec. 12. Effective January 1, 1999.)