OCC: Newsletter Focuses on Housing Financing in Indian Country

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today published the latest edition of its Community Development Investments newsletter entitled “Housing Financing in Indian Country: Spotlight on HUD’s Title VI Program.” This issue describes the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Title VI loan guarantee program, and presents […]

Interagency Guidance: 2015 Small Business, Small Farm and Community Lending Data Available

The three federal banking agency members of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) with Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) responsibilities — the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency — announced today the availability of […]

CFPB: Bureau Finds Consumers Complain of Needless Hurdles in Applying For Lower Student Loan Payments

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Student Loan Ombudsman released a report finding consumers complain of servicing problems that make it difficult to get lower student loan payments tied to their income. Student loan borrowers seeking to take advantage of income-driven repayment plans with their federal student […]

CDFI Fund: Annual CIIS Public Data on CDFI Program Recipient Reporting Released

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released today twelve years of data provided by Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) through its data collection system, known as the Community Investment Impact System (CIIS). The data collected covers fiscal years (FY) 2003 through 2014. The release contains Institution Level Report […]

FDIC: Small Business Lending Survey Initiated

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the launch of a survey of banks regarding their small business lending practices. The web-based survey of roughly 2,000 randomly selected FDIC-insured banks will begin in late June and will be administered by the U.S. Census Bureau on behalf of the FDIC. […]