Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Connections: Understanding the changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program


The Biden administration recently announced it will be making big changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The news was celebrated by borrowers working in public service who have found the program's requirements to be confusing or too strict. For instance, what is considered "public service"?

This hour, the experts help us understand the program, the changes made to it, and what borrowers need to know. Our guests:

  • Anna Anderson, supervising attorney at the Regional Consumer Law Unit of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
  • Stuart Hencke, executive director of the Rochester Education Foundation
  • Winston Berkman-Breen, deputy director of the Advocacy and Policy Counsel at the Student Borrower Protection Center