From the Introduction: "This report explores household debt since the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic began. First, it describes the effects the pandemic has had on unemployment and income losses, followed by a discussion of observed trends in household debt and delinquencies. Then, the report highlights two important policy impacts that influenced these trends: consumer loan forbearance and macroeconomic policy to support households during the economic recession. Lastly, the report discusses the uncertain outlook for household finances and consumer debt markets."
CRS Report for Congress, R46578
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