Letter from 84 organizations raising concerns about the CFPB’s time-barred debt collection disclosure proposal.
Letter from 104 groups urging Congress to enact COVID-19 debt collection protections
News Release: Consumer, Banking Groups Applaud Bill to Exempt Economic Impact Payments From Garnishment
Consumer groups and banking industry organizations joined together today to support bipartisan legislation that would prevent Economic Impact Payments from being subject to garnishment.
AFR and our partners sent a letter in support of including the Medical Debt Relief Act as part of future covid-19 relief.
Letter calling on Congress to include consumer protections in COVID-19 relief
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2020 CONTACT: Alexis Goldstein, firstname.lastname@example.org Halt to Student Loan Collections Must Go Back Further, Include All Borrowers Statement from Alexis Goldstein, Senior Policy Analyst, Americans for Financial Reform: Education Secretary DeVos’s announcement that some forced collections will be halted is
Joint Letter: 63 Organizations Call for Credit and Debt Protections to Address Financial Distress From COVID-19
Americans for Financial Reform and 62 other organizations sent a letter to members of Congress asking them to implement broad-based, efficient, and effective relief for millions of people and small businesses in the U.S.
AFR and partners sent a letter in support of the package of debt collection bills to strengthen consumer protections for debt collection through broadening the FDCPA’s protections by expanding and clarifying the definition of debt and placing needed limits on collection efforts.
AFR Ed Fund and 230 consumer, civil and human rights, labor, community and legal services organizations from all 50 states and the District of Columbia submitted comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB or Bureau) proposed debt collection rules.
Letter to Regulators: Joint Letter to CFPB on Debt Collection NPRM’s failure to protect student loan borrowers from abusive practices
AFR Ed Fund and thirty-three other organizations submitted the following comments in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on Debt Collection Practices (Regulation F).