AFR joined a letter urging appropriators to make bold new investments in the Pell Grant program.
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.
AFREF joined a letter calling on President Biden to extend the payment pause on student loans.
Letters to the Administration: Letter Asking President Biden to Extend and Expand Access to PSLF and IDR Waiver
AFFEF joined a letter urging President Biden to extend, expand, and coordinate more closely the current Public Service Loan Forgiveness waiver and Income-Driven Repayment Adjustment in order to fulfill the promise of affordable and manageable loan repayment for borrowers.
Letters to Congress: Letter in Support of the Build Back Better Provision that Limits the Pell Grant Increase to Students Attending Public and Non-Profit Colleges
AFR joined a letter to Congress in support of the provision in Build Back Better that limits the Pell grant increase to students attending public and non-profit colleges, excluding for-profit schools.