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September 29, 2021 · by Wes · Spark Notes

To: COHEAO Members From: Robert Moran, Jared Solomon, and Jimmy Koch   All,   On August 27th, the Department of Education issued an electronic announcement regarding the assignment of Perkins Loans that have been in default for two or more years. COHEAO is aware that the Department is continuously following up on this announcement through…

September 29, 2021 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

To: COHEAO Members From: Robert Moran, Jared Solomon, and Jimmy Koch All, On August 27th, the Department of Education issued an electronic announcement regarding the assignment of Perkins Loans that have been in default for two or more years. COHEAO is aware that the Department is continuously following up on this announcement through direct outreach…

September 24, 2021 · by Wes · Spark Notes

On Friday, August 27, the Department of Education issued a notice regarding the assignment of Perkins Loans that have been in default for more than two years.  As you know, over the past several years, the Department through Federal Student Aid (FSA) has stepped up their efforts to require schools to assign defaulted Perkins Loans…

August 31, 2021 · by Wes · Spark Notes

On Friday, August 27, the Department of Education issued a notice regarding the assignment of Perkins Loans that have been in default for more than two years.  As you know, over the past several years, the Department through Federal Student Aid (FSA) has stepped up their efforts to require schools to assign defaulted Perkins Loans…

August 18, 2021 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

July 30, 2021  To: COHEAO Members From: Robert Moran, Jared Solomon, and Jimmy Koch The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that two final rules issued under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) will take effect as planned, on Nov. 30, 2021. The CFPB issued a proposal in April 2021 that, if finalized, would…

August 18, 2021 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

July 16, 2021 To: COHEAO Members From: Robert Moran, Jared Solomon, and Jimmy Koch In Minnesota, Governor Tim Waltz signed both H.F. 6, a comprehensive funding measure, and H.F. 7, an omnibus higher education bill, on June 26, 2021.  These bills contain several provisions of interest to COHEAO members that went into effect on July…

April 27, 2021 · by Wes · Spark Notes

Ever have a quick operational question? Run into a new situation and want to hear how others handled? Need suggestions on improving software or policies? COHEAO is excited to announce the release of its new Listserv for all Higher Education staff members and COHEAO Commercial Members. The Listserv will provide participants with the opportunity to…

March 22, 2021 · by Wes · Spark Notes

Institutions frequently ask whether to assign their Perkin Student Loans to the Department of Education and when they are required to do so.  This document is designed to provide insight and information for institutions struggling with these questions.   Assigning Loans to the Department of Education Process of transferring to the Department of Education (ED)…

December 9, 2020 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

December 8, 2020 To: COHEAO MembersFrom: Harrison Wadsworth, Robert Moran, Jared Solomon, Jimmy Koch Today, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) will introduce the Perkins Access, Retention, and Completion (ARC) Act, a bill to establish a new Perkins loan program. COHEAO has worked closely with Rep. Pocan and his staff over the past two years to get…

November 2, 2020 · by mlivolsi · Spark Notes

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today made public its final regulations changing Regulation F, implementing the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.  The press release put out by the Bureau is below.  The regulations can be found here.  The regulations will take effect one year from when they are published in the Federal Register; that is…

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