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CA News Logo Consumer Action INSIDER - January 2020 The January 2020 issue of the Consumer Action INSIDER describes our updated Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) guide, Get Credit for Your Hard Work, which details how low-income workers are eligible for up to $6,557 with the EITC; advises readers of what to do if they're receiving loads of spam emails; describes the various coalition efforts we've recently joined (including one calling on Amtrak to end forced arbitration for passengers); updates readers on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and more. (Wednesday, January 01, 2020)

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Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination (Korean)

Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination (Korean).

The denial of housing opportunities because of race, color, religion, sex, nationality, familial status or disability is housing discrimination, and it’s illegal. You can recognize if you are a victim of housing discrimination—and protect your rights—if you know what actions by landlords, sellers, lenders and others are against the law.

Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint (Spanish)

Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint (Spanish).

Las leyes de justicia en la vivienda protegen a inquilinos y compradores contra la discriminación. Si cree que ha sido víctima de discriminación en la vivienda, tiene el derecho de presentar ante HUD una queja sobre discriminación en la vivienda. Conocer el proceso para la presentación y resolución de quejas le ayudará a considerar sus opciones y tomar acción.

Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint (Chinese)

Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint (Chinese).

Fair housing laws protect renters and buyers from discrimination. If you believe you were a victim of housing discrimination, you have the right to file a housing discrimination complaint with HUD. Understanding the complaint and resolution process will help you weigh your options and take action.

Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination (Chinese)

Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination (Chinese).

The denial of housing opportunities because of race, color, religion, sex, nationality, familial status or disability is housing discrimination, and it’s illegal. You can recognize if you are a victim of housing discrimination—and protect your rights—if you know what actions by landlords, sellers, lenders and others are against the law.

Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination (Vietnamese)

Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination (Vietnamese).

The denial of housing opportunities because of race, color, religion, sex, nationality, familial status or disability is housing discrimination, and it’s illegal. You can recognize if you are a victim of housing discrimination—and protect your rights—if you know what actions by landlords, sellers, lenders and others are against the law.

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Land of the Fee Cover ArtLand of the Fee 

In "Land of the Fee: Hidden Costs and the Decline of the American Middle Class", Devin Fergus offers a compelling explanation for the mounting problem of wealth inequality: the explosion of fees accompanying virtually every transaction that people make.

These perfectly legal…

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