Comment Letters

March 30, 2020 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: COVID-19, Debt Collection

NACA members in Ohio sent a letter to State Attorney General Dave Yost calling on his office to suspend collection of debts owed to the state, particularly student and medical debt, during the ongoing COVID-19 emergency.

March 24, 2020 | Filed under: Bankruptcy | Tagged with: Bankruptcy

NACA and other groups sent a letter to congressional leaders with policy recommendations for how to provide bankruptcy relief to debt-burdened consumers impacted by the global pandemic.

March 24, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Regulations

NACA and allies sent a letter to federal agencies urging the temporary suspension of all non-COVID-19 related rulemaking while the public health crisis is ongoing.

March 20, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: consumer protection, coronavirus, COVID-19

Consumer, civil rights, housing, and labor organizations wrote to congressional leaders to recommend that the stimulus package for COVID-19 provide substantial relief for workers, consumers, and small businesses. 

March 16, 2020 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: Debt Collection, Foreclosure

NACA Ohio members sent a letter to Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor of the Ohio Supreme Court urging the immediate suspension of all non-emergency landlord-tenant hearings, debt collection hearings, and foreclosures.

March 10, 2020 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration | Tagged with: forced arbitration, Wells Fargo

In February, Wells Fargo ended forced arbitration for employees with sexual harassment claims. NACA joined this letter to Wells Fargo HR head David Galloreese to urge Wells Fargo to extend this new policy to all potential claims from employees and customers.

January 29, 2020 | Filed under: Telephone Consumer Protection Act | Tagged with: Robocalls

The National Association of Consumer Advocates joins other consumer groups to submit input on the Federal Communications Commission's upcoming report on Advanced Methods to Target and Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls. In order to fullyassess and address the ongoing robocall problem, the FCC must collect comprehensive data, particularly from Voice Service Providers.

January 27, 2020 | Filed under: Credit Reporting | Tagged with: Credit Reporting

NACA commends U.S. House leaders for scheduling a vote on H.R. 3621 Comprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020, which would overhaul the credit reporting system and give consumers more control over their data.

January 8, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Consumer Loans

NACA joins consumer organizations on letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asking the Bureau to ensure Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans adhere to the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).