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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
NACA submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development urging it not to revise its 2013 Disparate Impact Rule. HUD's proposal would seriously weaken disparate impact liability by making it harder for consumers to bring cases and easier for lenders to escape liability.
NACA sends this letter in support of the End Double Taxation of Successful Civil Claims Act introduced by Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto. The bill would would ensure that American consumers are not unfairly penalized when they obtain justice for harm caused by bad actors by creating an above-the-line deduction for consumers who recover their legal fees after winning civil claims.
NACA and its organizational partners submitted a comment to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on its proposed rule on debt collection practices. While there are instances in which the regulations clarify and improve protections, the overall impact of these regulations, should they be promulgated, will be to hurt consumers, not help them. All comments submitted by or on behalf of NACA are available here.