On Nov. 4, 2021, the CFPB issued an Advisory Opinion on Fair Credit Reporting; Name-Only Matching Procedures, with a press release on the and a statement from Director Rohit Chopra both covering the release of the Advisory Opinion.
- Big News for Background Screening: New Appellate Ruling Says FCRA Permits Reporting Unmatched Criminal Records (Troutman blog, Dec. 22, 2020).
- Letter from ACLU and consumer groups to HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge (July 13, 2021).
- The California court system must protect the public by allowing criminal background checks by employers and landlords.
- Michigan House Passes Bill to Protect Access to Jobs, Yet Rule May Still Slow Hiring.
Eric J. Ellman is Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Legal Affairs at the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) in Washington, DC. He also served for eight months as Interim President and CEO of the Association. More