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NCLC’s vision is for a nation in which economic opportunity is available to all. The Campaign for the Future will transform NCLC into a stronger and more sophisticated consumer rights and economic justice advocacy organization—the kind of organization needed to achieve our vision. Over the past year, NCLC has engaged our Board, Partners Council, [...]
The work of the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) and its network is profiled in the 23rd season of Visionaries, the award-winning public television series hosted by acclaimed actor Sam Waterston of Grace and Frankie, and formerly of The Newsroom and Law & Order. The episode, now being shown on PBS stations across the country, [...]
Congress recently passed legislation to stop some unwanted robocalls but critical measures must be taken by the FCC. Congress just passed the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act and telemarketers, scammers, and debt collectors are officially on notice! Now it is critical that the FCC hear from consumers like you who are still being abused by harassing and [...]
June 19th 2-3PM (ET) The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published its Proposed Debt Collection Rule in the Federal Register and comments are due August 19. Join us on June 19, 20192:00-3:00PM (ET) for a Briefing and Strategy Session co-sponsored by the National Consumer Law Center and Americans for Financial Reform. We will discuss what [...]
Report and Briefs Issue Brief: Federal Student Loan Relief after a Disaster: Your Guide to Short-Term and Long-Term Options, January 2018 (1-page Guide to Short-Term Relief with Two Quick Calls) Préstamos Estudiantiles Después de un Desastre Natural: Su Guía Sobre Opciones de Asistencia a Corto y Largo Plazo, Enero 2018 Préstamos Federales Estudiantiles Después de [...]
Policy Analysis Reports & Briefs Fact Sheet: What States Can Do to Protect Consumers: Student Loans, January 2020 Report: Gainful Employment: A Civil Rights Perspective, October 2019 Fact Sheet: Top 10 Ways New Rules on Borrower Defense, School Closures, and Arbitration are Worse for Borrowers, September 2019 Issue Paper: Defend the Department of Education’s Borrower [...]
Policy Analysis Reports & Briefs Fact Sheet: What States Can Do to Protect Consumers: Student Loans, January 2020 Report: Going to School on Robo-signing: How to Help Borrowers and Stop the Abuses in Private Student Loan Collection Cases (2014) Report: The Sallie Mae Saga: A Government-Created, Student Debt Fueled Profit Machine (2014) Report: Searching for [...]
Policy Analysis Reports & Briefs Fact Sheet: What States Can Do to Protect Consumers: Student Loans, January 2020 Fact Sheet: Top 10 Ways New Rules on Borrower Defense, School Closures, and Arbitration are Worse for Borrowers, September 2019 Report: Inequitable Judgments Examining Race and Federal Student Loan Collection Lawsuits, April 2019 Press Release; 2-Page Overview [...]