County of San Benito Clerk, Auditor & Recorder

SB-2 Questions

$75.00 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FEE

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SB 2, THE BUILDING HOMES AND JOBS ACT, WAS ENACTED INTO LAW ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2017.

 

Effective January 1, 2018, a fee of $75.00 is to be paid at the time of recording every real estate related document except those specifically exempted. The purpose of this fee is to support affordable housing in California.

 

This is not a recording fee. Our staff has no discretion to exempt documents from the fee except as specifically provided by Government Code Section 27388.1.

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.


Please direct your questions or comments to:

Office of the Governor
State Capitol, Suite 1173, Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 445-2841

County of San Benito
Office of the Recorder

440 Fifth Street
Second Floor Room 206
Hollister, CA 95023 Office hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Recordings from 9:00am - 4:00pm. 9:00 - 9:15 reserved for Title Co.
Phone: 831.636.4046 Fax: 831.636.2939 eMail: CClerk@cosb.us

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