Posted Date: June 3, 2019

Author:  Office of Postsecondary Education

Subject: Compliance with the 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulations Questions and Answers

Attached is a Questions and Answers (Q&A) document related to the final regulations published by the Department in the Federal Register on November 1, 2016, concerning borrower defense to repayment and other related matters.  81 Fed. Reg. 75,926.  This information supplements the electronic announcement issued on March 15, 2019, with the subject heading “Guidance Concerning Some Provisions of the 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulations” and the electronic announcement issued on May 20, 2019, with the subject heading, “Questions Regarding the Financial Responsibility Provisions of the 2016 Borrower Defense Regulations.”  This information supersedes any previous information that may have been provided on the issues below.

The Q&A document has been formatted and attached to this announcement as an MS Word document and as an Adobe Acrobat PDF document. The PDF file requires version 4.0 or greater of the Adobe Acrobat Reader software. You can download the Adobe Acrobat Reader software free of charge at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html/.

If you have any questions about the Q&A document or would like to suggest items that should be added in the future, please contact Annmarie.Weisman@ed.gov and Linda Shewack at Linda.Shewack@ed.gov.

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Compliance with the 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulations Questions and Answers in MS Word Format, 28KB, 2 Pages

Compliance with the 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulations Questions and Answers in PDF Format, 28KB, 2 Pages

   

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