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Best Coronavirus Consumer resources on the web

Best Covid19 resources for consumers on the web

Updated: 2020-06-20 by

This article is a work in progress and will be changing frequently as we discover good consumer information.

The economic consequences of the COVID-19 shutdowns are a long way from over. As programs expire, and the virus lingers, the economic consequences may only worsen. Here's the best information we found, collected in a series of articles on this website.

By Subject

Vaccinations

Here's a handy vaccination by state guide, that tells you how to get a vaccination in each state.

Evictions Limitations

Wage Garnishment Restrictions

 

COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits

  • 50-State Unemployment Benefits Updates
    (Our own articles, here at LegalConsumer.com, frankly, are up to date with your state’s latest unemployment benefit changes.  Thank you, LegalConsumer Unemlployment Law author Lisa Guerrin, who is also the editor and author of numerous books on employment law.)

Mortgage forbearance

 

General Good Consumer Law Sources

NCLC (National Consumer Law Center)

ConsumerLaw.com

  • COVID-19 Consumer Resource Center (This website, written entirely by three consumer protection law firms, provides their thoughts relating to all aspects of your financial life in order to help you navigate this difficult time.)

Useful Web Resources

Surviving Debt: Free book from NCLC
library.nclc.org

This consumer guide, published by NCLC, Surviving Debt is available to all for free during the COVID-19 emergency.

Free COVID-19 resources from FastCase
www.fastcase.com

COVID-19 State Legislation Database
www.ncsl.org

The National Conference of State Legislatures brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to and responding to COVID-19 that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Homeless Resources in State
www.hud.gov

A listing of county and City homeless resources in State

Where $521 Billion in U.S. Small-Business Aid Went
www.bloomberg.com

The Paycheck Protection Program distributed $521 billion in loans to almost 4.9 million small businesses as of June 30. These loans will be forgiven if businesses maintain jobs or rehire laid-off workers and if most of the money goes to payroll. Overseen by the Small Business Administration, it’s the centerpiece of the government’s economic response to the pandemic.

CFPB: Dealing with debt during the coronavirus pandemic: Tips to help ease the impact
www.consumerfinance.gov

If you simply don't have enough income to pay what you owe, you may also consider filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is designed to give you a fresh start while providing legal protections from most debt collection efforts. There are long term financial and legal consequences for bankruptcy, so you should consult a bankruptcy attorney to learn more.

HUD Information for your state
www.hud.gov

The Federal Housing Authority's State by State resource page for State

Housing Assistance Agencies in State
www.hud.gov

A listing of county and City housing agencies in State

COVID-19 Eviction Forms
www.covid19evictionforms.com

The latest project from the fine folks at A2J (Access to Justice), using technology to promote law for all.

Consumer Law.com COVID-19 Resources
www.consumer.law