AFREF joined a letter to the Dept. of Education applauding the Department for the significant positive impact its proposed changes to the IDR rules could have on student loan borrowers. The proposed rule has the ability to substantially reduce monthly and lifetime payments for millions of borrowers, raise the threshold for protected non-discretionary income, lower the share of discretionary income borrowers have to pay, waive unpaid interest, and decrease time to cancellation.
Letter to Regulators: Comment in Response to ED Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Prison Education Programs, 90/10 and Change of Ownership
AFREF joined a comment letter in response to the Education Department’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on prison education programs, 90/10 and change of ownership.
AFREF’s Consumer Policy Counsel Elyse Hicks testified at the Education Department’s negotiated rulemaking.
Letters to Regulators: Letter in Response to Request for Comment on Accrediting Agencies up for Review In February 2023
AFREF joined a letter in response to the Department of Education’s request for comment on accrediting agencies up for review in February 2023.