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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report

We’re pleased to submit to Congress our third annual report summarizing our activities to administer the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Here’s what you’ll find in our report:

  • Background on the debt collection market
  • Summary of our consumer response function and the number and types of consumer complaints about debt collection that the CFPB and the FTC received in 2013
  • Description of our debt collection supervision program
  • Developments in CFPB and FTC law enforcement and advocacy programs
  • Discussion of CFPB and FTC education and outreach initiatives
  • Discussion of our Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, as well as additional CFPB and FTC research and policy initiatives
Full report

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report