This post is the second in a series documenting trends in consumer credit outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since July 2020, consumers have transitioned out of assistance to varying degrees across all credit products, but a significant share of mortgage borrowers continue to receive assistance.
Many landlords are having trouble making ends meet during the pandemic when tenants can’t pay their rent. Learn more about emergency rental assistance and how it can help you and your tenants get through these difficult times.
Our digital toolkit provides media, intermediaries, and other stakeholders with the latest information and resources to help educate struggling renters and mortgage borrowers of their protections and relief options.
We have notified companies that we will be paying particular attention to practices related to the accuracy of rental information in consumer reports. Learn how to protect yourself and how to take action if denied rental housing because of errors in your tenant screening reports.
July is Military Consumer Month, and we are partnering with the FTC and DoD on events throughout the month to spotlight key financial issues for the military community.
We have temporarily updated our rule for most mortgage servicers to require them ─ when they reach out to borrowers who are behind on their loans or in forbearance ─ to tell borrowers about their options to avoid foreclosure. Learn why you should contact your mortgage servicer if you’re struggling to make your payments.
The CDC just extended the eviction moratorium to July 31, 2021. If you still need help paying your rent, take action now. Our information can help you get started.
We continue to monitor the market to assess new and developing risks to consumers, and we share updated charts from our report that show an improving economic picture, yet sustained housing insecurity risk.
New Bureau research examines consumer credit trends through April 2021, finding little increase in delinquencies on credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, and student loans during COVID-19. Delinquency rates also remain lower than pre-pandemic levels, likely as a result of public and private interventions.
We have information to help if you are concerned about eviction and the upcoming expiration of the CDC eviction moratorium. Stay informed about possible steps you need to take, available assistance, and questions you should ask.
Si le preocupa enfrentar un desalojo y que la moratoria del CDC termine, nosotros contamos con información para ayudarle. Esté informado acerca de cuáles pasos debe tomar, cuál asistencia hay disponible, y qué preguntas debería hacer.
Borrowing and lending money to family and friends is increasingly common during the pandemic. The Friends and Family Exchanges Toolkit is a resource for financial educators to support clients borrowing or lending money because of a financial emergency.
Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
A new analysis in our Making Ends Meet survey series looks at the early impact of COVID-19 on the financial status of consumers, finding that their ability to stay on top of their finances was greater in June 2020 than June 2019, likely as a result of government policies and private programs to reduce financial distress.
Si usted debe la renta, podría tener derecho a posponer el desalojo usando la Declaración de Protección contra el Desalojo del CDC. También podría tener derecho a recibir notificación de la moratoria de desalojos del CDC por parte de un cobrador de deudas. Sepa más acerca de las prácticas injustas de cobro de deudas y cómo evitar el desalojo durante la pandemia del COVID-19.
If you owe rent, you may have the right to postpone eviction using the CDC Declaration form. You may also have the right to receive notice of the CDC moratorium from a debt collector. Learn more about unfair debt collection practices and how to avoid eviction during COVID-19.
Existen estafadores que están aprovechándose de la pandemia para introducir de forma fraudulenta, reclamos de beneficios por desempleo, utilizando información personal de identidad robada. Si le llegó una planilla de impuestos 1099-G por beneficios por desempleo que no ha solicitado o recibido, usted podría ser víctima de un robo de identidad.
Scammers are taking advantage of the pandemic and fraudulently filing unemployment claims using stolen personal identity information. If you received a 1099-G tax form for unemployment benefits that you didn’t apply for or receive, you may be a victim of identity theft.
April is National Financial Capability Month, and we’re highlighting ways to prevent and recover from financial hardship during the pandemic and future uncertain times.
Americans are receiving the third and latest round of financial relief through the Economic Impact Payments (EIP). Yet, millions still haven’t received the first and second payments – and likely won’t receive the third unless they file a 2020 tax return. View our complete guide to the COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments.
The CFPB was born out of the 2008 financial crisis to protect the economically vulnerable. During COVID-19 and the resulting economic crisis, we’re doubling down on that commitment. Learn how the CFPB is using our tools to protect consumers facing housing insecurity.
Si para sobrellevar la pandemia usted está compartiendo dinero, tiempo u otros recursos con familiares y amigos, podemos ayudarle a pensar cómo trabajar juntos y reducir tensiones en sus relaciones con ellos.
If you’re sharing money, time, or other resources with family and friends to weather the pandemic, we can help you think through how to work together and reduce strain on your relationships.
A new CFPB report shows more than 11 million renters and homeowners are behind on their housing payments. Communities of color are disproportionately vulnerable to housing insecurity. Here's what we’re doing to prevent harm to vulnerable consumers.
In 2020, the CFPB issued new rules to help ensure borrowers can afford the mortgages they take on. To ensure consumers have the options they need, the CFPB will extend the mandatory compliance deadline for the Qualified Mortgage rules until July 1, 2021.
Homeowners facing hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic have expanded access to protections from the federal government. Learn how you can protect your home.