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New Guidance Suggests Remedies for Tenant Screening Practices

A new HUD guidance explains that tenant screening companies and landlords that use them may potentially violate the Fair Housing Act’s anti-discrimination provisions, which could give rise to private remedies. As explained in this article, the guidance singles out problematic tenant screening practices involving credit history, criminal records, and eviction filings, and lists recommended landlord and screening company actions.

New Rule Gives Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Debtors Credit Toward Student Loan Forgiveness

Effective July 1, a new Department of Education rule provides new relief for how a student loan borrower’s income-driven repayment plan is treated if the borrower is in a chapter 13 bankruptcy. The article explains four key new protections that the new rule will implement and provides four essential practice tips for dealing with student loans in a chapter 13 bankruptcy.

75 Ways to Challenge an Arbitration Requirement

NCLC's new Arbitration Practice Checklist is a free tool that lists 75 ways to defeat an arbitration requirement. A new NCLC Digital Library article aggregates highlights from the new checklist. The article explains 12 lesser-known ways to defeat an arbitration requirement, 12 challenges that apply more often than expected, and the three biggest errors in challenging an arbitration requirement. Links are provided to this and ten other free practice checklists from NCLC.

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.

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Federal Practice Manual for Legal Aid Attorneys


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NCLEJ's Federal Practice Manual for Legal Aid Attorneys guides legal aid and public interest lawyers through all stages of federal litigation. The Revised 2024 Edition provides the most comprehensive expertise for practitioners litigating on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients against government defendants.


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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.