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Mello-Roos is a form of financing that can be used by cities, counties, and special districts (such as school disricts). Mello-Roos Community Facilities Districts (referred to as "CFDs") raise money through special taxes that must be approved by 2/3rds of the voters within the district. A CFD is formed to finance major improvements and services within the district which might include schools, roads, libraries, police and fire protection services, or ambulance services. The taxes are secured by a continuing lien and are levied annually against property within the district.
 
  How do I pay my Mello-Roos Special Taxes?
In almost all cases, Mello-Roos special taxes are levied as part of the annual property tax bill. You should be able to find your Mello-Roos special tax as a line item on that bill. In rare cases, a Mello-Roos district will send out its own bill. To find out more about this bill, you will need to contact the agency directly.
see also Mello-Roos Formation
 
  Why Do I Need To
Disclose?
Mello-Roos Districts are part of California's Mandatory Property Tax Disclosure law. Failure to disclose the presence of a Mello-Roos district places the seller in jeopardy of non-disclosure litigation. Senate Bill 1122 has recently expanded the disclosure requirement to include 1915 Act Assessment Districts as well.
see also Disclosure Legislation