April 21, 2020. Borrowers in multiple states—California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington state—who have private student loans and are affected by COVID-19 can get payment relief under a recent agreement.
April 7, 2020. Many student-loan borrowers in New York who've been affected by COVID-19, but aren't covered by the CARES Act, can get payment relief under a recent agreement between servicers and the Department of Financial Services.
March 13, 2020. Debt collectors must discontinue collection calls and stop sending collection notices to defaulted student-loan borrowers, as well as end wage garnishments and other monetary intercepts.