FDIC: Meeting of Advisory Committee on Community Banking Announced

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced that it will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Banking on Thursday, March 28. During the meeting, FDIC senior staff will discuss efforts regarding de novo institutions, community bank technical assistance efforts, the 2017 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked […]

CPFB: Enhancements to Advisory Committees Announced and Member Applications Now Open

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) announced enhancements to its advisory committee charters. The enhancements are a result of CFPB Director Kathleen L. Kraninger’s engagement with current and former advisory committee members during her three-month listening tour.  “I’ve seen firsthand how the Bureau benefits from the valuable input provided […]

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 December 2018. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and […]

Federal Reserve: Speech | Strengthening the Community Reinvestment Act: What Are We Learning?

Strengthening the Community Reinvestment Act: What Are We Learning? Governor Lael Brainard At “Research Symposium on the Community Reinvestment Act” hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Thank you all for participating in our Research Symposium on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). I am happy to have […]

Federal Reserve: FRB Launches Article Series on Financial Conditions and Concerns of Consumers and Communities

The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced Consumer & Community Context, an article series that features original analysis about the financial conditions and experiences of consumers and communities, including traditionally underserved and economically vulnerable households and neighborhoods. The goal of the series is to increase public understanding of the financial […]

Joint Release: Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown

Joint press release with: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Conference of State Bank Supervisors, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Five federal financial institutions regulators and state regulators encourage financial institutions to work with consumers affected by the federal government shutdown. While the […]

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 October 2018. The CRA is a 1977 law intended to encourage insured banks and […]

Joint Release: Annual CRA Asset-Size Threshold Adjustments for Small and Intermediate Small Institutions Released

The federal bank regulatory agencies today announced the annual adjustment to the asset-size thresholds used to define small bank, small savings association, intermediate small bank, and intermediate small savings association under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations. The annual adjustments are required by the CRA rules. Financial institutions are evaluated […]