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December 19, 2013 | Filed under: Credit Reporting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 19, 2013

Contacts:

NCLC:...

December 17, 2013 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration

For Immediate Release: December 17, 2013

Contact: Ellen Taverna
202-452-1989, ext. 109
ellen@consumeradvocates.org

NACA’s STATEMENT ON SENATE JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING...

November 21, 2013 | Filed under: Small Dollar Loans

Yesterday, VA NACA member and NACA Military Consumer Justice Project Co-Chair, Dwain Alexander testified at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on predatory and unfair business practices harming the military community.  For a copy of Dwain’s testimony...

November 20, 2013 | Filed under: Small Dollar Loans

“An extraordinary accounting of an issue campaign spearheaded by the policy vision of Elizabeth Warren, the organizing skills of Heather Booth and the legislative talents of Barney Frank – and powered by the people.  [This book is] essential reading for anyone who wants to learn...

November 4, 2013 | Filed under: Mortgage, Real Estate & Housing

NCLC Staff Attorney, Alys Cohen, testified before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.

Click here to read a copy of the testimony. ...

November 4, 2013 | Filed under: Mortgage, Real Estate & Housing

The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) and National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) submit the following comments to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on behalf of its low income clients.

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October 18, 2013 | Filed under: Mortgage, Real Estate & Housing

The National Association of Consumer Advocates along with 19 other Consumer organizations prepared a letter of opposition to the Mortgage Choice Act of 2013, HR 3211.  The bill undermines the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage rule, allows the current broken title insurance market to...

August 7, 2013 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration

On August 6, 2013, NACA submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Request for Information on its proposed survey, titled ‘‘Telephone Survey Exploring Consumer Awareness of and Perceptions Regarding Dispute Resolution Provisions in Credit Card...

July 10, 2013 | Filed under: Credit Reporting

Written by NACA Executive Director, Ira Rheingold & NACA Member, Jeff Sovern

Posted by the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/11/opinion/to-catch-a-creditor.html...

June 10, 2013 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration

Oxford Health Plans, LLC v. Sutter, 12-135.  The Supreme Court unanimously held that a court may not, under §10(a)(4) of the Federal Arbitration Act, vacate an arbitrator’s finding that the parties’ contract is best interpreted as authorizing class arbitration....

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