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In 2021, CDIA opposed a bill that would dramatically reduce the ability of employers and landlords to conduct criminal background checks...
In January 2021, the Shriver Center on Poverty Law issued a report, Screened Out: How Tenant Screening Reports Deprive Tenants of...
On January 5, 2020, the CFPB’s Task Force on Federal Consumer Financial Law issued its report “with recommendations on how to improve consumer protection in the financial marketplace.”
With the support of U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)...
The FTC and CFPB held a joint Accuracy in Consumer Reporting Workshop in December 2019.
In December 2019, the CFPB issued Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019). The report addresses several issues. Under Supervisory Observations at Furnishers, the report addresses Reasonable, written policies and procedures; Prohibition of reporting information with actual knowledge of errors; Duty to correct and update information; Duty to provide notice of delinquency of accounts; and Obligations upon notice of dispute.
In June 2019, FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter gave the keynote address at the CDIA Law Conference.  
In May 2015, then Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) and a bipartisan group of 30 other state attorneys general announced that they had settled a matter with Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.
In May 2011, the Policy and Economic Research Council (PERC), a non-profit think tank focused on issues pertaining to financial inclusion...
In April 2011, the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) issued a report, Broken Records: How Errors by Criminal Background Checking Companies Harm Workers...
2010
In November 2010, Eric Dunn & Marina Grabchuk published a paper, Background Checks and Social Effects: Contemporary: Contemporary Residential Tenant Screening...
The FTC announced in December 2004 that it issued a report to Congress containing studies on credit report accuracy and completeness...