Comment Letters

September 18, 2019 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB, Debt Collection, FDCPA

NACA urges the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to strengthen its proposed rule on debt collection practices. The proposal does not address existing serious problems within the debt collection market and could expose consumers to increased risk of abuse. All comments submitted by or on behalf of NACA are available here.

September 18, 2019 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB, Debt Collection, FDCPA

NACA and 38 other community, civil rights, consumer, and student advocacy organizations joined a comment to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau urging the CFPB to strengthen its proposed rule on debt collection practices to better protect student loan borrowers. All comments submitted by or on behalf of NACA are available here.

September 18, 2019 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB, Debt Collection, FDCPA

NACA joins with 231 other consumer, civil and human rights, labor, community, and legal services organizations from all 50 states and the District of Columbia on a comment urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to strengthen the Bureau's proposed rule on debt collection pracices. All comments submitted by or on behalf of NACA are available here.

September 18, 2019 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB, Debt Collection, FDCPA, Privacy

NACA and 35 other consumer, privacy, civil rights, and public interest organizations submitted a comment to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau outlining privacy concerns raised by the Bureau's proposed rule on debt collection practices. If the rule is finalized as written, the CFPB may be opening the door to increased privacy abuse and security problems. All comments submitted by or on behalf of NACA are available here

September 18, 2019 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB, Debt Collection, FDCPA

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.

September 17, 2019 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration | Tagged with: Arbitration, forced arbitration

NACA to Congress: The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act would bar forced arbitration from deciding the outcome of consumer, civil rights, employment, or antitrust violations. It would restore to harmed consumers and workers the right to choose to go to court before a judge and jury when they are financially or physically harmed. Congress should pass this bill.

September 9, 2019 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration

The National Association of Consumer Advocates, a national nonprofit organization engaged in promoting a fair and open marketplace that forcefully protects the rights of consumers, particularly those of modest means, strongly supports the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act). The FAIR Act would end the unjust use of forced arbitration clauses in consumer and worker contracts. Congress should pass this bill.

September 4, 2019 | Filed under: Debt Collection

NACA Report: Advocates Mull the New and Old in Debt Collection: An Online Survey Snapshot: Consumer Attorneys Report on How Debt Collectors Treat Their Clients

July 24, 2019 | Filed under: Telephone Consumer Protection Act | Tagged with: Robocalls, TCPA

NACA joins organizational partners in comments to the Federal Communications Commission recommending robocall prevention policies for phone companies. Phone companies should be required to implement effective call-authentication technologies and policies and provide three levels of call blocking options. 

July 1, 2019 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Overdraft Fees

NACA joins with organizational partners commenting on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's review of the overdraft opt-in rule. The opt-in rule should be retained and further protections must be implemented.

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