Press Releases

May 13, 2021 | Filed under: Debt Collection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

A Timely Update for Consumer Debt Collection Protections 

U.S. House Votes to Protect Consumers, Servicemembers,  Student Loan Borrowers from Certain Debt Collection Abuses   

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April 20, 2021 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: Congress, Debt Collection, FDCPA

April 20, 2021

For Immediate Release:

U.S. House Committee to Consider Crucial Debt Collection Reforms

Today, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services will hold a markup of the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act, H.R. 2547, a package of...

April 19, 2021 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB

For Immediate Release

CFPB Proposal Will Help Vulnerable Tenants Combat Aggressive Rent Collections, Evictions

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an ...

October 30, 2020 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2020

CFPB Debt Collection Rule a Mixed Bag for Consumers 

One-Third of U.S. Adults with a Credit Report Have Debt in Collection

Washington, D.C. - The National Consumer Law Center, on behalf of its low income clients, Americans for...

September 22, 2016 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB

Advocates Urge CFPB to Strengthen Outlined Debt Collection Rules to Better Protect Consumers

Groups call for more robust documentation standards to ensure debt collectors can prove a debt is owed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A coalition of 59 ...