COVID-19

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.

NACA and Groups Urge Oversight Commission to Ensure Stimulus Funds Are Not Misused

Publish Date: 
April 21, 2020
Type: 
legislative

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 in the News: Facing bills you can’t pay? Here’s help for economic victims of the coronavirus

Release Date: 
April 7, 2020

Fox, Facing bills you can't pay? Here's help for economic victims of the coronavirus

"Ira Rheingold, executive director of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, said the most important thing is to take action early. It likely will be difficult to reach overwhelmed employees at banks and credit card companies, he said.

NACA in the News: Amid Pandemic, Congress Suspends Evictions - But Not for All

Release Date: 
April 6, 2020

Project on Government Oversight, Amid Pandemic, Congress Suspends Evictions - But Not for All

"Whether a landlord has a federally backed loan 'is nearly impossible for renters to figure out,' Ira Rheingold, executive director of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and chairman of the board of the Center for Responsible Lending, told the Project On Government Oversight (POGO).

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