Policymakers should enact consumer protections and should eliminate deceptive practices. Mail solicitations should not appear to come from the government.
In general, consumer protection laws and regulations should not preempt the ability of lower levels of government to put in place stronger consumer protections.
Consumers should have access to the full range of legal remedies when they have been harmed (see also Private Enfor
Government agencies should collect and report data for groups that are discriminated against, while ensuring consumer choice and control over what data they provide.
Policymakers and the private sector should enact meaningful rules and standards to provide government oversight and consumer protection against nuisance telemarketing calls and telemarketing fraud.
Policymakers should ensure that telemarketing practices incorporate consumer protections. Telemarketers should:
The Federal Trade Commission should strengthen the Telemarketing Sales Rule.
Consumers should be protected against spam e-mail. Policymakers should prohibit misrepresentation of the sender, subject, or content of an e-mail.
Policymakers should explore options for extending the affordability of rental housing units whose subsidies are set to expire. These include:
Policymakers should help voucher recipients secure appropriate housing. This includes: