2023 Accessible Credit Reports Press Release

2023 Accessible Credit Reports Press Release

Posted on July 24, 2023

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This is a press release. It announces that blind people can get free credit reports in braille, large print or audio formats. These reports are also accessible online through the Annual Credit Report website. The three nationwide credit reporting agencies worked with the American Council of the Blind on this initiative. They worked together using a strategy called as Structured Negotiation. The telephone number to receive reports in braille, large print or audio formats is 1-877-322-8228.

[This is one of several articles on LFLegal celebrating the 33d anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 2023. Read the first article about accessible digital healthcare.]

In the article here readers will find a media announcement issued by the American Council of the Blind (ACB) and the three nationwide credit reporting agencies in the United States. The agencies have renewed their commitment, first made over fifteen years ago, to provide annual credit reports and related information in accessible formats on the joint website called AnnualCreditReport.com.

This crucial financial information will be available online in conformance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA and in braille, large [...]

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