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Fair Debt Collection

Fair Debt Collection

The leading treatise on the FDCPA, the statute that dramatically alters how collection agencies, debt buyers and attorneys collect consumer debts.

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The CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule

In Dec. 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau disappointed advocates with the second of its two-part final debt collection rule, impacting 68 million American consumers. The rules made some improvements for consumers but they do not go far enough to provide needed consumer protections on key issues.

 

Debt Collection Rule Resources

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Comments & Testimony

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Issue Briefs and Reports

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Press Releases

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Letters

  • Letter to CFPB Acting Director Uejio re: Additional Modifications to Debt Collection Rule to Better Protect Consumers, Mar. 3, 2021
  • Letter to CFPB Acting Director Uejio re: Non-Regulatory Actions Needed on Debt Collection, Feb. 1, 2021
  • Group letter to CFPB urging improved language access protections in upcoming debt collection rulemaking, Nov. 30, 2020

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Fact Sheets

CFPB Debt Collection Rulemaking Archive