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Read NCLC's analysis of the latest changes to consumer law and their practice implications.

28 Consumer Rights to Request Information, Company Record Retention Requirements

This article sets out 28 obligations of creditors, collectors, and merchants to provide information to consumers upon request or to retain consumer records for several years. These requirements assist consumer practitioners in developing the facts in a case, help consumers understand the nature of their transactions, and may provide statutory damages for their violation.

Homeowner Tactics to Overcome Problems with Tangled Titles

A new NCLC Digital Library article sets out practical solutions to problems arising from a homeowner's death in dealing with mortgages, foreclosures, reverse mortgages, property taxes and tax sales, utilities, and relief after natural disasters. The advice focuses where a home’s title is tangled—the home is stuck in probate or families living in a home for generations have never properly transferred the home’s title.

New Supreme Court Ruling: When Is a Bankruptcy Debtor on the Hook for Partner’s Fraud?

A February 22 Supreme Court ruling affects divorced or separated spouses and victims of economic abuse and coerced debt. The ruling encourages bankruptcy creditors to bring nondischargeability actions against innocent debtors based upon fraudulent actions of spouses or domestic partners. This article sets out five ways to counter such challenges and to discharge the debts in bankruptcy.

New Angles in Challenging Rent-a-Bank Schemes

Predatory lenders use rent-a-bank schemes to avoid the consumer’s home state usury limits by piggybacking onto federal rate exportation rights available only to banks. This article explains how banks and others participating in a rent-a-bank scheme could be in for a big surprise. They may not be immune from the consumer’s home state regulation of matters other than the actual interest rate, leading to powerful consumer remedies.

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Newly available on the NCLC Digital Library, resources on hot-button mortgage issues, aggregated and organized for quick and easy access. Many of these items are free to the public or free to the consumer law community.

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Hundreds of conference materials are available for free, submitted to NCLC on condition that they are viewable only by legal aid and NACA attorneys and those recent attendees of a vetted NCLC conference. Those qualifying should create a free account to access the material.


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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.