COVID-19

NACA in the News: How Does a Coronavirus Hardship Loan Work?

Release Date: 
May 21, 2020

WTOP News, How Does a Coronavirus Hardship Loan Work?

"The loans are 'meant to help customers sustain their finances through a very difficult time,' says Ira Rheingold, executive director at the National Association of Consumer Advocates, an association of attorneys and consumer advocates. 'These financial institutions view customers as partners, as a long-term relationship.'"

NACA and Partners Urge Congress to Protect Consumers from Unfair Medical Debt Reporting

Publish Date: 
May 11, 2020
Type: 
legislative

NACA joined 26 other groups on a letter to Congress urging the inclusion of the Medical Debt Relief Act in the next COVID-19 relief package. If passed, the Act would prevent credit reporting agencies from including medical debts in collection on consumers' credit reports for one year.

Consumer Groups Send Letter to Congress Opposing Immunity for Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis

Publish Date: 
May 6, 2020
Type: 
legislative

NACA joined national consumer advocacy organizations in a letter to Congressional leaders asking them to reject any legislation that would use the COVID-19 crisis to override state laws and insulate unsafe businesses from liability.

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