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All Consumer Action publications are available online, with most also available as a PDF download. Government agencies, nonprofits and other community-based organizations who wish to distribute our publications for educational purposes can use the PDF file to instantly produce a professional-looking brochure using an office printer.

Library of English Publications, Sorted by Date

Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination

Library: English | Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination.

The denial of housing opportunities because of race, color, religion, sex, nationality, familial status or disability is housing discrimination, and it’s illegal. You can recognize if you are a victim of housing discrimination—and protect your rights—if you know what actions by landlords, sellers, lenders and others are against the law.

Category: Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint

Library: English | Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint.

Fair housing laws protect renters and buyers from discrimination. If you believe you were a victim of housing discrimination, you have the right to file a housing discrimination complaint with HUD. Understanding the complaint and resolution process will help you weigh your options and take action.

Category: Housing Discrimination Home Financing Housing Insurance Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination -  PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination -  PowerPoint Slides.

This 23-slide presentation, available for download in the “Download File” section of this page, is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination Lesson Plan and Class Activities.”

Category: Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination - Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination - Lesson Plan and Class Activities.

This 24-page packet, available only as a PDF download, contains a detailed curriculum for teaching consumers what their fair housing rights are and how to file a housing discrimination complaint. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination PowerPoint Slides.”

Category: Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
WirelessED Wireless Device Buying Guide

Library: English | WirelessED Wireless Device Buying Guide.

Just in time for the holidays, Consumer Action releases its WirelessED Wireless Buying Guide.

Category: Telecom Wireless on Dec 09, 2011

 
Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2011)

Library: English | Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2011).

Foreclosure is the legal process that your mortgage lender uses to take your home when you fall behind on your mortgage payments. If you are faced with foreclosure, you can work to save your home—or at least limit the financial damage caused by foreclosure—if you understand your options and take the appropriate steps.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Home Financing Mortgages on Nov 01, 2011

 
Your Digital Dollars: PowerPoint Training Slides

Library: English | Your Digital Dollars: PowerPoint Training Slides.

Your Digital Dollars PowerPoint training file is available for download in the “Download File” section.

Category: Banking Fraud/Scams Internet Money Management Privacy Rights on Sep 19, 2011

 
Your Digital Dollars: Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Your Digital Dollars: Lesson Plan and Class Activities.

This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The 24-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets.

Category: Banking Fraud/Scams Internet Money Management Privacy Rights on Sep 19, 2011

 
Your Digital Dollars: Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions

Library: English | Your Digital Dollars: Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions Protect your identity and data while banking or paying digitally.

As more daily tasks, from shopping and banking to working and socializing, get done on a computer or mobile device, the opportunities to expose your personal data increase.

Category: Fraud/Scams Internet Privacy Rights Wireless on Aug 29, 2011

 
Consumer Action Housing Help

Library: English | Consumer Action Housing Help Foreclosure Prevention Guide.

This free resource guide is designed to help struggling homeowners at all stages in the foreclosure process. It lists a wide variety of government and private programs and websites where homeowners can learn if they are eligible for help in saving their homes.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Mortgages on Aug 25, 2011

 

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