On Monday, St. Louis Equal Housing and Community Reinvestment Alliance (SLEHCRA), Woodstock Institute and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) submitted comment letters opposing the proposed merger between First Mid Bank & Trust and Jefferson Bank & Trust to the Federal Reserve.
The OCC proposed to fully rescind the 2020 CRA rule and also restated the agency’s intent to draft new rules jointly with the Federal Reserve Board and FDIC.
A new report from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition found success with a statewide Community Reinvestment Act applied to mortgage lenders in Massachusetts, and a model for establishing a similar policy nationwide to require nonbank mortgage lenders to serve qualified lower-income borrowers.
Today, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced it will propose to rescind its controversial Trump-era rules weakening the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and work with other banking regulators to adopt a clear, strong and consistent update to the CRA.
Wealth equity is intrinsically tied to health equity. Hospitals and health systems are stepping into the community development arena more frequently as there are many opportunities for them to partner with banks and other financial institutions to reduce economic disparities that could reduce health disparities.
Today, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced that the agency will halt further implementation of its 2020 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rule and will reconsider the rule in its entirety — a necessary first step to reversing the Trump-era changes to the critical anti-redlining law.
Today, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced that they will halt the further implementation of the 2020 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rule and will reconsider the rule in its entirety — a necessary first step to reversing the Trump-era changes to the critical anti-redlining law.
PNC Bank and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) announced today the creation of a four-year, $88 billion community benefits plan that will increase financial resources to low- and moderate-income (LMI) people and communities across the bank’s entire national footprint.
Strengthening and expanding the reach of the Community Reinvestment Act and duties to serve throughout the financial sector has to be at the forefront of policy questions about racial equity, the racial wealth gap and expanding financial inclusion for lower income communities.
In a previous article, I described how some big issues on reforming the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) exposed a considerable difference of views among community groups and the banking industry. However, there was some convergence of views on a series of other important issues, including performance measures and ratings categories. On these issues, the remaining differences appear to be manageable.
DOWNLOAD FULL COMMENT Overview and introduction Docket Number R-1723 and RIN Number 7100-AF94 To Whom it May Concern: The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) appreciates the thoughtfulness of the Federal Reserve Board’s (Board) approach to modernizing the regulations implementing the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). NCRC is an association of community-based organizations whose mission is to …