California Government Code Section 53087.5

CA Govt Code § 53087.5 (2017)  

A loan or expenditure of funds by a local public entity, including a charter city, to upgrade or improve privately owned property for purposes of seismic safety or retrofitting, where the provision of funds creates or can create a lien on the property, shall not, when combined with existing liens on the property, exceed 80 percent of the current appraised value of the property, as determined by an independent, certified appraiser, unless the existing lienholders consent in writing to a higher loan-to-value ratio. Notice of the intention to provide financing to the owner of the property shall be given to existing lienholders of record not less than 30 days prior to any vote of the local agency authorizing the provision of financing to the owner of the property.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 385, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1996.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018