Virtual Outreach Corner

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Useful Outreach Links

Thank you for visiting the Broward County Consumer Protection virtual outreach page. Below are some links to commonly asked topics at our in-person outreach events. If you have additional questions on these topics, or would like to suggest a new topic, please contact our office at, or contact the Broward County Call Center at 311.

Link for free credit report

Three scores will give you a complete picture of your credit profile. Free weekly reports through April 2021 due to the potential financial impact of Covid-19


Dealing with debt collectors

Debt collection issues can be challenging. Resources are available to help you understand how debt collection works and what your rights are.


Vehicle recalls

A recall is issued when a manufacturer or NHTSA determines that a vehicle, equipment, car seat, or tire creates an unreasonable safety risk or fails to meet minimum safety standards.


Affordable housing search (Florida)

Due to the current pandemic residents are often looking for more affordable rental obligations. Tools are available to search current listings and how to develop a budget.


Stop unsolicited mail

Tired of receiving "junk" mail? Read about tips on how to curtail unsolicited mail, calls, and emails


Buying a used car

Before buying a used car read about tips and suggestions to protect your investment


FMCSA mover "red flags" to look for:

Before hiring a mover, read about "red flags" unlicensed or "rogue" mover tactics.


Fuel Economy and Gas Price Search

Getting the most gas mileage out of your car? Looking to compare gas prices?


Credit, Debit, and Charge Cards

Learn about your rights and the differences between these methods of payment.