Commercial Lending

ABA Submits Bipartisan Economic Growth Ideas to Crapo, Brown

ABA today urged the leaders of the Senate Banking Committee to focus on expanding portfolio mortgage lending, modernizing rules on brokered deposits, enhancing bank innovation and providing relief from unnecessary stress tests -- all of which would be bipartisan, common-sense policies to promote economic growth.

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Regulators Discuss Potential HVCRE, Appraisal Changes

Regulatory staff from the OCC, FDIC and the Federal Reserve Board discussed a number of regulatory issues pertaining to commercial real estate during the American Bankers Association’s Real Estate Lending Conference last week in Orlando, Fla.

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ABA, Groups Urge No Cuts to CDFI Fund

ABA, joined by the Independent Community Bankers of America, Community Development Bankers Association and National Bankers Association, today urged congressional leaders to maintain strong funding levels for the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund and its Bank Enterprise Award program in the remainder of fiscal year 2017 as well as FY 2018.

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FDIC’s Supervisory Insights Highlights Credit Risk Trends

Total loan balances at FDIC-insured banks grew 6.8 percent between September 2015 and September 2016, with considerable growth occurring in commercial real estate, agricultural, and oil and gas lending portfolios, the agency said in the winter issue of its Supervisory Insights publication released today.

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