COVID-19 Educational Project

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a harsh light on the financial vulnerability of consumers from all walks of life. Consumer Action’s COVID-19 Educational Project offers fact sheets, webinars and resource lists to help improve the ongoing financial health of families and individuals during the pandemic. Check back frequently for new fact sheets and resource updates.

 

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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 if you do experience discrimination.

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 immigrants or don’t ask for immigration status when determining eligibility.

Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Spanish)

Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Spanish)

Millones de trabajadores indocumentados no califican para la ayuda económica federal que se les ofrece a ciudadanos estadounidenses durante la pandemia del coronavirus. Esta publicación ofrece consejos y recursos para ayudarle a encontrar programas de asistencia financiera estatales, locales y privados diseñados especialmente para inmigrantes indocumentados o que no preguntan sobre su estado migratorio.

Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic (Spanish)

Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic (Spanish)

La ley federal de justicia en la vivienda, Fair Housing Act, proteje contra discriminación al consumidor que solicita alquilar una vivienda, al inquilino, al propietario de vivienda, y al comprador de una vivienda. Esta publicación explica cómo estas protecciones podrían también protejerlo contra la discriminación relacionada con la pandemia del coronavirus. También explica los pasos que puede tomar si sufre alguna discriminación.

Financial health and FinTech COVID relief

Financial health and FinTech COVID relief
The financial health and FinTech community has mobilized to offer online resources, coaching, financial support and other relief to consumers.

 

COVID-19 Resource Guide

Information for consumers impacted by the pandemic
In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, public and private resources are becoming available to help deal with lost wages, illness and school closures.

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