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D.C. enacts law extending obligations for debt collection, credit reporting, mortgage servicing, and evictions

State Issues Covid-19 District of Columbia Debt Collection Credit Report Mortgage Servicing Mortgages Evictions

State Issues

On March 17, the mayor of D.C. signed the Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2021. The act extends the most provisions of D.C.’s prior Covid-19 relief act (previously covered here and here) through June 15. Among other things, the act includes consumer protection provisions, including provisions regarding debt collection and credit reporting. It also provides housing and tenant protections, including in the areas of mortgage payment and late fee relief, and restrictions on evictions and foreclosures.

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