This page provides background and links about income-driven repayment for reporters, policymakers, and the general public.
How Reforming Income-Driven Repayment Can Reduce the Burden of Student Debt
Analysis focuses on two key design details that can make income-driven repayment work better for borrowers.Learn more
Tax Consequences of Student Loan Discharges for Borrowers in Income-Driven Repayment Plans
Fact sheet: Income-driven repayment (IDR) plans help over 8 million federal student loan borrowers manage their debt and avoid default. These plans, which base borrowers’ monthly student loan payments on their income and family size, provide the assurance of more manageable monthly paymentsLearn more
A chart summarizing the existing income-driven repayment plans in the United States.
A chart summarizing the existing income-driven repayment plans in the United States.Learn More
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