CFPB Complaint

NELNET, INC. – CFPB Complaint ID 2710464

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-10-24T00:00:00

Product: Federal student loan servicing

Issue: Struggling to repay your loan

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I began receiving XXXX XXXX XXXX benefits beginning XX/XX/XXXX. Soon afterwards I applied for a discharge of my ( FFELP ) loan based on total & permanent disability from XXXX XXXX. I recieved noticed ( XX/XX/XXXX ) that my application had been received & was complete. It also stated that my loan had been transferred to the guarantor who would review my application & make a determination of eligibility. The next notice regarding my student loan is dated XX/XX/XXXX & indicated that the Dept of Education intended to collect my defaulted student loan by Treasury Offset of my monthly XXXX XXXX XXXX benefit. I requested a hearing in this decision & received notice stating that in XX/XX/XXXX Nelnet approved application for disability discharge, but had reinstated the loan in XX/XX/XXXX due to not receiving required documents during the 3 year post-discharge monitoring period. As previously stated, I did not receive any communication from Nelnet or the Dept of Education during the time period XX/XX/XXXX – XX/XX/XXXX. After numerous phone calls I was informed by Nelnet that the 3-yr post discharge documents had been mailed to the address where I resided 18 yrs ago ( XX/XX/XXXX ). I have moved 5 times in the past 18 years. I have lived at my current address since XX/XX/XXXX, which is the address where the the XXXX XXXX notice regarding my XXXX discharge application was mailed to. I recently submitted a 2nd XXXX discharge application which included a complete copy of my original SSA Notice of Award indictating that my XXXX case would be reviewed in 5-7 yrs, which is the time period required to be eligible for the loan discharge. I have received notice from Nelnet ( XX/XX/XXXX ) stating that my application had been received & was in review ; Nelnet notice ( XX/XX/XXXX ) stating that I failed to submit valid XXXX XXXX XXXX documents.

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Company: NELNET, INC.

State/Zip: MI 493XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2710464

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