AFREF joined a letter in response to the Education Department’s request for public comments on a rule to fully implement closure of the 90/10 loophole.
AFREF joined over 100 other groups in sending a letter urging President Biden to cancel student debt.
News Release: Statement: AFR Applauds Administration’s Overhaul of the Broken Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) applauds the Department of Education’s recent announcement that it will take steps needed to overhaul the broken Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging ED to Fix the PSLF Program and Cancel Student Debt for Public Service Workers
AFREF joined over 200 organizations in a letter calling on ED to take immediate executive action to deliver on the promise of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) by cancelling debts owed by all public service workers who have served for a decade or more and to improve the PSLF program.
AFREF joined a letter to the Education Department regarding ACCSC and NAIQI procedures.
News Release: Department of Education Announces they will Extend the Closed School Discharge Window for Some ITT Tech Borrowers
Americans for Financial Reform welcomes the Department of Education’s announcement that they will extend the closed school discharge window for students who attended ITT Tech back to 2008.
Letters to Regulators: Letter to the Department of Education on Topics for Upcoming Negotiated Rulemaking
AFREF joined a letter urging the Department of Education to include several topics that would protect borrowers in the upcoming negotiated rulemaking.
Letter to Administration: 128 Orgs Call on President Biden to Extend the Payment Pause on Student Loan Payments
AFR joined a letter calling on President Biden to extend the pause on student loan payments until the
Administration has delivered on its promises made to student loan borrowers to fix the broken
student loan system and cancel federal student debt.
Statement: AFR welcomes appointment of Rich Cordray as FSA COO, urges bold action for student loan borrowers
Americans for Financial Reform warmly welcomes the news that Richard Cordray has been appointed to be the COO of Federal Student Aid (FSA) at the Department of Education. Cordray served as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) inaugural director for six years, and the Bureau quickly became a powerful force for good.
Joint Statement: Over 415 Orgs Call on President Biden to Cancel Federal Student Debt Immediately using Executive Action
Today, over 415 organizations sent an updated letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris, calling on them to use executive authority to cancel federal student debt immediately. In the letter, the 416 advocacy groups highlight that cancelling student debt would stimulate the economy, help reduce racial wealth gaps, and could have a positive impact on health outcomes.