OCC: Bulletin Issued on Interagency Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement the CRA

On May 5, 2022, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (collectively, the agencies) issued a joint notice of proposed rulemaking to strengthen and modernize the Community Reinvestment Act […]

OCC: Acting Comptroller’s Statement on Interagency Proposal to Modernize the CRA Issued

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu issued the following statement at today’s Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) board meeting to consider the interagency notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) to strengthen and modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Today marks an important milestone in our efforts to expand financial […]

Agencies Issue Joint Proposal to Strengthen and Modernize Community Reinvestment Act Regulations

Federal bank regulatory agencies today jointly issued a proposal to strengthen and modernize regulations implementing the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to better achieve the purposes of the law. CRA is a landmark law enacted 45 years ago to encourage banks to help meet the credit needs of their local communities, […]

CFPB: Statement of CFPB Director Chopra on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding the CRA

Today, the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is voting to seek public comment on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to update the Community Reinvestment Act framework for certain state-chartered banks.1 I am voting in favor of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, particularly because of the potential […]

ABA: Statement on Joint Agency Community Reinvestment Act Proposal

“America’s banks are in the business of investing in the communities they serve and creating economic opportunity. In that spirit, we welcome today’s joint proposal by the FDIC, the Federal Reserve and the OCC to modernize regulations under the Community Reinvestment Act. We particularly appreciate that the agencies are trying […]

OCC: New Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Final Rule to Rescind the OCC’s June 2020 CRA Rule Issued

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today issued responses to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the December 2021 final rule1 to rescind the OCC’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rule issued on June 5, 2020 (June 2020 CRA rule).2 The December 2021 CRA final rule, effective January 1, 2022, replaced […]

OCC: Acting Comptroller Discusses CRA Modernization

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu today discussed the history of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition. His remarks highlighted how a modernized CRA can help address persistent disparities and gaps in wealth and economic opportunities in minority, rural, and other vulnerable communities. […]

FDIC: Acting Chairman Gruenberg Announces FDIC Priorities for 2022 Including CRA Modernization

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Acting Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg released this morning the following statement and summary of the FDIC’s priorities for the coming year: “The FDIC’s core mission is to maintain stability and public confidence in the U.S. financial system. The FDIC carries out this mission through its […]