See free publications from NCLC targeted toward advocates assisting victims of natural disaster.
Chapter 12 of Mortgage Servicing and Loan Modifications covers common legal issues that arise in the context of natural disasters such as the recent Hurricane Ian. The chapter also includes important and updated discussion of COVID relief. This chapter is free to all for a limited time—use this resource to advocate for victims of disasters.
In the wake of recent natural disasters, two detailed new sections covering homeowner rights and risks following a natural disaster have been added to NCLC’s Mortgage Servicing and Loan Modifications Chapter 12. For a limited time, no subscription is required for access to Chapter 12 (also including a third section on special COVID rights). This article summarizes twelve tips…
19 Financial Services and Consumer Groups Urge Congress to Exempt Economic Impact Payments from Garnishment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2021 Congress should protect the third-round of economic impact payments from garnishment so families that need the financial relief can access funds without delay Washington, D.C. – In a joint letter sent to Congress yesterday, 19 consumer and financial industry organizations urged lawmakers to protect the third round of economic…
Advocates Applaud Passage of $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Economic Stimulus to Help Americans but Congress Must Ensure EIPs Feed Families, Not Debt Collectors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 10, 2021 Washington, D.C. – Advocates at the National Consumer Law Center praised Congress for passing the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to help struggling families. But they noted that more needs to be done, especially to address the immediate risk, if Congress does not act quickly, that…
Advocates Applaud Senate Bill Fund to Help Millions of Families Keep Their Homes; Urge Inclusion In COVID Stimulus Bill
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 5, 2021 Housing and Civil Rights Groups Call for Homeowner Assistance Fund to Avoid New Wave of Foreclosures and Devastating Effects for Communities of Color Today, leading housing and civil rights groups applauded Senator Jack Reed’s reintroduction of the Homeowner Assistance Fund bill as Congress and the Biden administration consider the…