Navient Solutions – CFPB Complaint ID 3082279

Date Received: 2018-11-24T00:00:00.000

Product: Federal student loan servicing

Issue: Struggling to repay your loan

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: After requesting a forbearance 3 times, and after spending nearly {$20.00} on tracking fees through the USPS, I was finally sent a letter XX/XX/2018, stating I would be charged {$0.00}. Later in XXXX, I received a letter dated XX/XX/2018, with a billing for Unpaid Fees which states is based on Total Payment Due ( Past Due Amount ) {$0.00} + Current Amount Due {$0.00} + Unpaid Fees for which they are charging me {$61.00}. I have been on food assistance through Kansas Department for Children and Families. Last year I was told by a KDCF case worker that Navient can not charge me while receiving Food Assistance. From what I’ve read, Navient receives funds from the federal government. I am an unpaid XXXX for my very frail XXXX year old mother. I also have a physical XXXX as documented by Social Rehabilitation Services for which I received assistance while attending college. This payment is due XX/XX/2018. I will need to borrow this money and send a 2-day arrival which will cost another $ XXXX for a total of about {$70.00}. Why is it legal for Navient to charge an Unpaid Fee? This is not the first time I have been charged this Unpaid Fee. It happened last year as well.

Company: Navient Solutions, LLC.

State/Zip: KS

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3082279

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