Today, a coalition of housing, consumer protection and community development organizations called on the three federal bank regulatory agencies that govern the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to issue uniform CRA regulations in an anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR).
With proposed changes to Community Reinvestment Act rules expected in late summer or early fall, we must remind federal regulatory agencies not to diminish the importance of home mortgage lending in CRA exams.
A group of 487 civil rights, fair lending, community, and consumer rights organizations today submitted to bank regulators a set of recommendations for strengthening the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a law designed to stop discrimination in mortgage and small business lending.
At this point it’s hard to imagine what more Wells Fargo can do (or how much more it can spend) to make amends.
The Federal Reserve may change decades-old rules that require banks to lend to low-income borrowers as part of a broader effort to revise a range of banking regulations, the U.S. central bank’s head of regulation and supervision said on Monday.
Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said last year that a wholesale makeover of his board would be “crazy.” Well, now it’s happening.
Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the adoption of a final credit risk retention rule by federal regulators, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are pleased that regulators have aligned the definition of a Qualified Residential Mortgage with the definition of a Qualified Mortgage, and that the final rule […]
Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the Senate’s confirmation of Janet Yellen as Chair of the Federal Reserve, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud the confirmation of Janet Yellen as Chair of the Federal Reserve. Not only has she shown a strong commitment […]
Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition called upon bank regulators to block Bank of Hawaii’s planned exit from American Samoa. Bank of Hawaii plans to close their two branches in American Samoa after over forty years of business, leaving no American banks and only one deposit-taking institution in the territory. Yesterday, in […]
Washington, DC — In the wake of a troubling new report from SNL Financial showing major banks pulling out from low-income areas, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) has called for banking regulators to investigate the trend and take action. The SNL Financial report, entitled “Banks follow the money and exit lower-income areas,” finds that […]