CRA Newswire

EDA: $690,000 Invested to Establish Integrated Therapy Center in Cleveland, NM

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $690,000 grant to Collins Lake Autism Center in Cleveland, New Mexico, to help build an integrated therapy center. This grant will support training for counselors and therapists who will provide mental health and trauma recovery following devastating wildfires in the area. This…

OCC: Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee Renewed and Nominations Open

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has renewed the charter of its Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC) and is seeking nominations for its members. The MDIAC provides advice to the Comptroller of the Currency about minority depository institutions, their current condition, potential regulatory changes that may promote their health and viability,…

HUD: $1.5 Million in Funding Awarded to Help Families Find Housing in Neighborhoods with HUD Vouchers

Awards provide support to Public Housing Agencies in developing plans for families to maximize housing and neighborhood choice. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $1.5 million in Housing Mobility-Related Services Planning awards to 25 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) across 14 states. These funds enable PHAs to implement programs in their…

FDIC: List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance Issued

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today issued its list of state nonmember banks recently evaluated for compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).  The list covers evaluation ratings that the FDIC assigned to institutions in April 2024. The CRA is a 1977 law that requires the FDIC to assess a bank’s record of meeting…

HUD: Disaster Aid Offered to Minnesota Storm and Flood Victims

Federal aid supports state, tribal and local recovery for June 2024 Minnesota storms and flooding. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance for the state of Minnesota and ordered Federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms…

FEMA: 93 More Communities and Tribes Added to Program for Free Hands-On Support to Build Climate Resiliency, Bringing Total to 167 Nationwide

FEMA today announced 93 local communities, tribes and territories across all 10 FEMA regions will receive non-financial Direct Technical Assistance to help build community-wide resilience through the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant program. This more than doubles the number of recipients from last year. This announcement comes following the agency’s recent announcement on the 656 BRIC recipients.  “FEMA is…

HUD: Tools Updated to Help Americans Buy Homes

New translations of single-family mortgage documents make mortgage information more accessible for non-English speaking borrowers Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through its Federal Housing Administration (FHA), is making available translated versions of 19 single family mortgage documents used in the servicing of FHA-insured mortgages. These documents will be available in…

CDFI Fund: Summary Report and Public Data for NMTC Program for FYs 2003-2022 Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today released a summary report and data collected on all New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments across the nation from fiscal year (FY) 2003 to FY 2022. The CDFI Fund requires all Community Development Entities (CDEs) that have been awarded NMTC allocations…

FEMA: $1 Billion in Project Selections Announced to Make Communities More Resilient to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Through the Investing in America Agenda

Funding Boosted from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Support 656 Resilience Projects Nationwide President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell today announced the 656 project selections for $1 billion in climate resilience funding as part of his Investing in America agenda. The selections through…

FHFA: Data Visualization Dashboard Released for NMDB Outstanding Residential Mortgage Statistics

Data provides information about active residential mortgages in the United States. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today published updated aggregate statistics from the National Mortgage Database (NMDB®) and launched the NMDB Aggregate Statistics Dashboard—a new data visualization tool for the NMDB Outstanding Residential Mortgage Statistics. “The release of updated data will allow stakeholders to…