Comment Letters

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

NACA and 42 other consumer, civil and human rights, labor, community, housing, and legal services organizations call upon the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to provide greater protections for consumers with limited English proficiency (LEP) in its proposed rule on debt collection practices. There are many misconceptions about debt collection laws that are heightened by language barriers, leaving LEP consumers vulnerable to harassment and exploitation. 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 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 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

December 20, 2018 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB, Debt Collection

NACA joins with organizational partners to urge the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to write a strong debt collection focused on protecting consumers from debt collection abuses.

March 17, 2017 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB, LEP

Organizations submitted a letter in response to the CFPB’s Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) review of proposed regulations under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Specifically, the letter addresses the Bureau’s proposal related to increasing access to the FDCPA’s protections for Limited English Proficient (LEP) consumers. We applaud the Bureau for raising the issue of language access in the context of debt collection and for seeking feedback on this important issue.

October 18, 2016 | Filed under: Debt Collection

NACA joins the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, and the National Consumer Law Center, on written testimony submitted to the Massachusetts Division of Banks and the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General.
 

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