The OCC has changed its Community Reinvestment Act supervision policies to ensure a “logical nexus” between banks’ CRA-related activities and CRA performance evaluation ratings and to give “full consideration” to banks’ efforts to take corrective action, the agency said today.
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By Stephen Newton ith nearly $690 billion in outstanding loans for small businesses in 2016, banks have a proven track record of successfully providing credit for small business owners and entrepreneurs. For nearly 50 years, one way banks have done this is through small business investment companies, or SBICs, which are private organizations licensed by
The federal regulatory agencies today proposed amendments to their respective Community Reinvestment Act regulations to address recent changes to Regulation C, which implements the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.
On Thursday, ABA staff met with senior Treasury Department officials to provide recommendations for modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act.
As Hurricane Harvey struck Texas’ Gulf Coast over the weekend, federal and state banking agencies issued a statement on Saturday providing relief for institutions affected by the storm.
When must we retain records for an informal loan qualification request?… and other questions.
Noting that in many communities persistently depressed home prices are hindering recovery, the OCC today issued guidance for OCC-regulated banks seeking to develop programs to offer home loans with loan-to-value ratios of over 100 percent, known as “higher-LTV” loans.
Banks continue to grapple with regulatory burden and question whether the new rules protect consumers, according to ABA’s biannual Survey of Bank Chief Compliance Officers released this week.