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Campaign for the Future

2020-01-28T15:47:57-05:00January 2, 2020|Categories: About Us|

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, [...]

Video: Visionaries Profile

2019-11-26T10:16:48-05:00November 26, 2019|Categories: About Us|

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, [...]

2020-06-02T14:06:18-05:00August 2, 2019|Categories: Take Action|

Congress passed legislation to stop some unwanted robocalls, but critical measures must be taken by the FCC. Last year, Congress passed the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, officially putting telemarketers, scammers, and debt collectors on notice. Now, it is more important than ever that the FCC hear from consumers like you who are still being abused by [...]

CFPB’s Proposed Debt Collection Rule: Briefing and Action Items

2019-06-17T09:18:28-05:00June 4, 2019|Categories: Other Webinars|

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 [...]

Student Loans Archive

2019-08-23T10:17:35-05:00April 4, 2019|Categories: Student Loans|

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 [...]

For-Profit and Predatory Schools

2020-09-17T10:49:00-05:00April 4, 2019|Categories: Student Loans|

Policy Analysis Reports & Briefs Report: Voices of Despair - How Seizing the EITC is Leaving Student Loan Borrowers Homeless and Hopeless During a Pandemic, July 2020; press release 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 [...]

Private Student Loans

2020-09-17T10:50:02-05:00April 4, 2019|Categories: Student Loans|

National Consumer Law Center and Student Borrower Protection Center Complaint to Federal Trade Commission re: Vemo Education, Inc. alleging deceptive marketing practices of Income-Shared Agreements, May 31, 2020; press release. Policy Analysis Reports & Briefs Policy Brief: Borrowing From Our Future: The Case for Cancelling Student Debt, August 10, 2020 Fact Sheet: What States Can [...]

Federal Student Loans

2020-09-17T10:48:14-05:00April 4, 2019|Categories: Student Loans|

Policy Analysis Reports, Briefs & Videos Brief: Borrowing From Our Future: The Case for Cancelling Student Debt, Aug. 10, 2020 Report: Voices of Despair - How Seizing the EITC is Leaving Student Loan Borrowers Homeless and Hopeless During a Pandemic, July 2020; press release Video Explainer: What the CARES Act Means for Repayment of Federal [...]

Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus L.L.P.

2019-07-18T13:58:41-05:00April 4, 2019|Categories: Litigation|

On March 20, 2019, the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus L.L.P. examined liability for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) that are committed in non-judicial foreclosures. This webpage provides resources to consumer attorneys litigating FDCPA cases arising from foreclosures. This webpage will be updated as more materials [...]