Legal Aid Staff FAQ on Public Service Loan Forgiveness

September 1, 2022 Open Public Service Loan Forgiveness Q&A session with NCLC Staff Attorney Kyra Taylor and Federal Student Loan Ombudswoman Bonnie Latreille. Speakers: Kyra Taylor, National Consumer Law Center Bonnie Latreille, U.S. Department of Education

Medical Debt Crisis: Impact on Black American Families

July 13, 2022 Despite the aims of the Affordable Care Act, medical debt remains a looming crisis, disproportionately affecting Black households and communities. Race contributes to whether households have medical debt, with 28% of Black households carrying medical debt [...]

Revised COVID-19 Options for VA-Guaranteed Borrowers

October 13, 2021 This webinar will address the significant revisions to the options available for VA-guaranteed borrowers facing pandemic-related hardships. Speaker: Steve Sharpe, Staff Attorney at the National Consumer Law Center  

Overview of the CFPB’s Covid-19 RESPA Rule

August 26, 2021 On June 28, 2021, the CFPB released a final rule under RESPA that includes important protections for homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The rule, which takes effect August 31, 2021, imposes procedural safeguards that limit [...]

Approaching Consumer Work with a Racial Justice Lens: Session 3

July 27, 2021 Understanding history is crucial to appreciating how racism permeates our work. During this session advocates will discuss how specific regional histories of indigenous oppression in New Mexico and sharecropping in Mississippi have informed their understanding of [...]