These policy briefs on student loan issues highlight issues of particular concern to low-income student borrowers. We urge advocates and others to download and use the briefs in policy work and campaigns. More extensive information on these topics can be found in the Comments and Testimony and Reports sections. The SLBA blog also includes articles and updates on many of these topics.
Federal Student Aid
The Dangers of Parent PLUS Loans, Jan. 2014
Recent Reports: The Student Loan Default Trap: Why Borrowers Default and What Can Be Done ((July 2012)
Borrowers on Hold 2013 Update (focusing on Department of Education private collection agency complaint process)
Access to Justice for Student Loan Borrowers
Private Student Loans