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Federal Regulatory Resources
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus
Department of Education, Federal Student Aid: Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents
Federal Communications Commission: COVID-19 Consumer Warnings and Safety Tips (illegal robocalls)
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bankers and Consumers
Federal Housing Finance Agency: “MORTGAGE HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IMPACTED BY THE CORONAVIRUS” and some relief for renters
Federal Trade Commission: Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Immediate Relief For Homeowners Amid Nationwide Coronavirus Response
Internal Revenue Service: Coronavirus Tax Relief
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency: Information for Bank Customers - Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19
In The States
National Governors Association: What Steps Have States Taken To Address Coronavirus?
National Center for State Courts: Coronavirus and the Courts (guidelines and orders from individual state courts)
National Association of Attorneys General: Attorney Generals Are Taking Action to Protect Consumers During Coronavirus Pandemic
Financial Protections and Assistance for America’s Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act (H.R. 6321), legislation to provide a comprehensive stimulus and public policy response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Senators Brown, Booker, Warren: A bill to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to provide additional protections for consumers and small business owners from debt collection during a major disaster or emergency.
Senators Brown, Booker, Jones, Warren: A bill to provide borrowers the right to request forbearance on mortgage loan payments due to a declared disaster, and for other purposes.
Senators Brown, Booker: A bill to prohibit depository institutions from assessing overdraft and non-sufficient fund fees during the novel coronavirus crisis and other disasters, and for other purposes.
Representatives Pressley, Omar: The Student Debt Emergency Relief Act
Letters from Consumer Advocacy Groups
Letter to Congressional Leaders on COVID-19 (March 22)
Letter to Congress on COVID-19 (March 20)
Other Organizational Resources
American Bar Association: ABA creates task force to address legal needs arising from coronavirus pandemic.
CLA, Kelly Guzzo, and Cohen Consumer Law: COVID-19 Consumer Resource Center
Consumer Action: Resources for consumers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak
Consumer Federation of America: How Consumers Can Protect Their Financial Well-Being in These Uncertain Times
Consumer Reports: Coronavirus Resource Hub
National Fair Housing Alliance on COVID-19
National Low Income Housing Coalition: Coronavirus and Housing/Homelessness