COVID-19 Educational Project

Consumer Action has created this page to offer information for consumers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spotlight

Fair Housing Rights for those impacted by the pandemic
Fair Housing Rights for those impacted by the pandemic

Fact Sheets

ESTATE PLANNING: CRITICAL DECISIONS FOR UNCERTAIN TIMES

ESTATE PLANNING: CRITICAL DECISIONS FOR UNCERTAIN TIMES

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the wisdom of making critical end-of-life decisions before a crisis strikes. This publication outlines the key estate planning decisions everyone should make now, explains which documents and tools help ensure that your wishes are carried…
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FAIR HOUSING RIGHTS FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE PANDEMIC

FAIR HOUSING RIGHTS FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE PANDEMIC

The federal Fair Housing Act protects rental housing applicants, tenants, homeowners, and prospective homebuyers from various forms of discrimination. This publication explains how these same rights may protect you from discrimination related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the steps to take…
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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS

Millions of undocumented workers are ineligible for the federal economic aid available to U.S. citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. This publication provides tips and resources for finding state, local, and private financial assistance programs that are designed specifically for undocumented…
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Webinars

Estate Planning for Healthcare, Finances and More During a Pandemic (Webinar)

The COVID-19 crisis has brought a keen awareness of our own mortality. Regardless of your age or health status, the pandemic has highlighted the importance of estate planning. Now is the time to make sure you have clearly documented your wishes…

Fair Housing in the COVID 19 Era (Webinar)

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout our communities and reshape the way we live, it will have a substantial impact on rental housing across America. Whether or not they ever become infected with the coronavirus, vulnerable communities, including low-income…

COVID-19 Scams and Healthcare Fraud (Webinar)

Scammers are expert at shifting tactics to catch consumers off guard and, like other disasters, COVID-19 has given them opportunity. Scammers are using phone, text, mail, email and fraudulent websites to tout everything from fake COVID-19 test kits to miracle cures.…