NACA joins consumer groups and banking industry associations to urge Congress to clarify that individual stimulus payments are not subject to garnishment.
NACA joins 41 consumer, labor, oversight, civil rights, and student advocacy groups on a letter to the Congressional Oversight Commission to urge the Commission to ensure that predatory for-profit colleges do not misuse or misappropriate CARES Act relief funds.
NACA joined organizational partners on a letter to the Illinois Supreme Court urging the Court to provide relief to consumers who have been subject to asset freezes. Limited court activities during the COVID-19 pandemic have left some consumers with no way of lifting the freezes or receiving exemptions.
A copy of the proposed court order is available here.
NACA is surprised and disappointed with the Department of Defense's retreat from its rule interpretation on auto financing under the MLA. This recent action only increases the likelihood of harm and additional financial distress on military consumers.
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.
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.
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.
Call for Credit and Debt Protections to Address Financial Distress From 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.
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.