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Supreme Court: Federal Agencies Can be Sued Under Fair Credit Reporting Act

On February 8, the Supreme Court held that the FCRA waives federal sovereign immunity from FCRA damage claims when federal agencies furnish inaccurate information to consumer reporting agencies. This article examines the broader implications—other FCRA claims against federal agencies, FCRA claims against state and local agencies, and which other consumer statutes waive sovereign immunity.

Two New CFPB Advisory Opinions Facilitate Private FCRA Litigation

Effective January 23, 2024, two new CFPB advisory opinions clarify a number of critical Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) issues and should facilitate private FCRA litigation. The first advisory opinion addresses accuracy issues in background check reports used by most employers and landlords. The second advisory opinion addresses problems consumers face when seeking complete disclosure of their credit reports.

Roundup of 2023 FDCPA Appellate Court Reported Decisions

This article summarizes all 2023 Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) reported appellate court decisions, organized by topic. A highlight are eight appellate decisions examining standing in FDCPA cases. Some of the other topics include attorney fees, the bona fide error defense, the "debt collector" definition, and the FDCPA statute of limitations.

Beloved Federal Practice Manual Now Free on NCLC Digital Library

An advance FREE version of the much-beloved federal practice manual geared for legal aid and public interest attorneys is now available on the NCLC Digital Library. NCLEJ with contributions from 29 federal court litigators has just updated and revised the Shriver Center’s classic version. This article explains the manual’s free access and describes its content and digital tools.

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Surviving Debt: 2023 Edition


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NCLC's best selling guide for consumers and counselors managing debt, updated for 2021. 

HUD Housing Programs: Tenants' Rights (The Green Book)


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National Housing Law Project's quintessential guide to understanding HUD’s housing programs. The Green Book’s treasury of information is the product of over 50 years of legal experience specifically focused on HUD housing law, decades of successful high-impact litigation, and a deep understanding of intricate federal housing policy.