Student loan forgiveness application officially launches, putting relief in sight for 40 million Americans

The U.S. Department of Education has launched its official application for student loan forgiveness, meaning tens of millions of Americans can now request the financial relief.

The launch follows a short beta test, during which time the Department of Education offered on and off access to the form while it tested the site. Borrowers could apply for forgiveness in those windows when the portal was open.

More than 8 million people applied for relief over the weekend, President Joe Biden said Monday during a speech at the White House.

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