NACA joined organizational partners on a letter to the CFPB urging the agency to suspend all non-essential rulemaking and focus its resources on protecting consumers during the COVID-19 emergency.
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"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 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.
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 117 other groups sent a letter to congressional leaders opposing any legislation that would create immunity for businesses that operate in an unreasonably unsafe manner and expose workers and consumers to risk of COVID-19 infection.