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Search Results: Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)
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Financing Native Nations: Access to Capital MarketsMembers only Login
One-third of reservation-based Native Americans fall below the poverty line, and the nations governing these reservations, unable to spur economic development, struggle to provide even the most basic services. Yet, despite their difficulty in...
The Community Reinvestment Act Lending Data HighlightsMembers only Login
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on Modernizing the Community Reinvestment Regulatory Framework. This study uses 2016 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data and the CRA files from...
CRA InvestingMembers only Login
Jessica Botelho of Community Capital Management discusses the uses for the Community Reinvestment Act in North Carolina.
Community Reinvestment Act Members only Login
Victor Galloway, Community Affairs Specialist with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, discusses the impacts of the Community Reinvestment Act.
Broadband and CRAMembers only Login
Jeanne Bonds from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond presents on the Community Reinvestment Act and Broadband.
Developing a Strategic Financing PlanMembers only Login
Strategic planning for development finance agencies drives organizational alignment, provides a sense of direction, and outlines measurable goals. Actively engaging in the process helps to align a DFA’s financing capacity with the needs of a...
Georgia State Small Business Credit InitiativeMembers only Login
Georgia’s small businesses are essential to the state’s well-being, but often times overlooked and underutilized in many economic growth strategies and financing programs. Holly Hunt with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs focuses on how...
Small Business Financing Solutions in GeorgiaMembers only Login
Georgia’s small businesses are essential to the state’s well-being, but often times overlooked and underutilized in many economic growth strategies and financing programs. Tony O'Reilly with the Small Buisness Assistance Corporation focuses on how...
Philanthropy and CRAMembers only Login
A presentation from David Noble on community investment opportunities for banks and foundations.
Energy Efficiency Finance for Commercial Buildings: Insights from LendersMembers only Login
This report describes how energy efficiency can lower lender risk and explores opportunities to increase lenders' willingness to finance such projects.
FHLB Atlanta's CRA Business Development InitiativesMembers only Login
Art Fleming of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta discusses the Community Reinvestment Act at the 2016 CDFA Georgia Financing Roundtable Conference.
CRA Community - Development Through Strategic PartnershipsMembers only Login
Elaine Hunter from FDIC discusses the Community Reinvestment Act
CRA: Geographies, Activities, ScaleMembers only Login
Will Lambe of the Federal Reserve in Atlanta discusses the Community Reinvestment Act.
CRA 101: Understanding the Community Reinvestment Act Members only Login
April Atkins of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Lisa Mifflin of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency provide an overview of CRA and give examples of best practices in bank partnerships.
CRA & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: ENVIRONMENTAL & ENERGY-RELATED ACTIVITIES Members only Login
April Atkins of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Lisa Mifflin of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency describe how can provide lending, service and investment in a variety of ways for communities' environment & energy...
CDFA Texas Webinar: State Financing Programs for Economic Development
During this webinar, officials from several state organizations will discuss the past, present, and future of economic and community development in Texas. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the latest information on new programs and financing...
Fashioning Successful Post-RDA Public Financing StrategiesMembers only Login
Panelists from HR&A Advisors Inc. examine direct-based development finance tools from the past, present, and future.
Public Private Partnerships in CaliforniaMembers only Login
Robert Gamble examines several strategies and case studies of public private partnerships throughout California.
Historic Tax Credits: Bringing New Life to Older CommunitiesMembers only Login
This Insights report describes how this tax credit program operates, outlines the risks and regulatory considerations of participation in the program, and discusses how investments in these tax credit transactions by national banks and federal...
A Look at Small Business Lending in Allegheny County: Part 2Members only Login
This report The Center for Economic Development compares Pittsburgh to its peers based on trends in loan originations under the CRA, including smaller and larger loans.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Connecting CRA to Development Finance ProjectsMembers only Login
The role of CRA in forwarding development finance initiatives is explored in this BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast by speakers Sharon Canavan and David Black of the Office of Comptroller Currency, Laura Choi of the Federal Reserve Bank of San...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Connecting CRA to Development Finance ProjectsMembers only Login
The role of CRA in forwarding development finance initiatives is explored in this BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast by speakers Sharon Canavan and David Black of the Office of Comptroller Currency, Laura Choi of the Federal Reserve Bank of San...
The Effectiveness of the Community Reinvestment Act Members only Login
This report from Congressional Research Service informs the congressional debate concerning the CRA’s effectiveness in incentivizing bank lending and investment activity to LMI borrowers.
Community Development Data GuidebookMembers only Login
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco published this guidebook as a “how to” for conducting more robust community development research. This type of community-based research, often termed performance context in the regulatory world, is critical...
Understanding Community Development Needs through the CRA Performance ContextMembers only Login
This paper from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco explores new opportunities for strengthening the performance context as a community development tool, from the perspective of both bankers and regulators.
Strategies for Community Banks to Develop Partnerships with Community Development Financial InstitutionMembers only Login
The FDIC produced a resource guide, to help FDIC-supervised institutions meet community credit and development needs and receive consideration under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The purpose of the guide is to provide information that will...
Neighborhood Stabilization Program Fact SheetMembers only Login
NSP compliance requirements are very similar to the Community Development Block Grant program. Several additional restrictions apply, however, to focus the program more narrowly on stabilizing areas that are seriously affected by foreclosures and...
The Community Reinvestment Act and Its Effect on Housing Tax Credit PricingMembers only Login
This report by CohnReznick LLP puts facts and figures to the commonly experienced market effects of CRA investors in the LIHTC world. CohnReznick explores this phenomenon with data that shows that CRA need increases the spread in the amount of...
2013 State of California - Business Investment GuideMembers only Login
The State of California Business Investment Guide serves as a reference document to highlight strategic business advantages, new state-sponsored initiatives, incentives, as well as existing technical and financial assistance programs which are...
Small Business Lending and CRAMembers only Login
Janet Gordon of the FDIC discusses how small business lending, particularly through the SSBCI, can satisfy banks' Community Reinvestment Act requirements.
Bank-Owned Community Development CorporationsMembers only Login
This fact sheet from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency discusses the benefits of creating a bank-owned community development corporation (CDC). Topics include financing opportunities and CRA benefits, as well as market and structure...
Community Facilities Program - OCC Fact SheetMembers only Login
This fact sheet from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency discusses the USDA's Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program, which provides credit enhancements lenders can use to meet CRA requirements and help finance community facilities.
CRA: Community Development Loans, Investments, and Services
This fact sheet from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency defines community development activities, investments, and services that qualify for Community Reinvestment Act purposes.
Federal Home Loan Bank Programs for Community InvestmentsMembers only Login
This Fact Sheet from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency reviews several programs offered by the Federal Home Loans Bank System. The system covers affordable housing programs, infrastructure improvements, economic development loans, and...
Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh 2008 Affordable Housing Advisory Council ReportMembers only Login
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh has published this report documenting their affordable housing and community investments in 2008.
CRA ManualMembers only Login
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released this manual about the Community Reinvestment Act. This resource is a "how-to" guide geared to meet the needs to community organization and various stakeholders. The manual provides an...
30th Anniversary of the Community Reinvestment ActMembers only Login
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland released this report to examine the three decades that have passed since the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) was enacted. The report looks at the impact the CRA has had on low- and moderate-income...
Credit Where It Counts: Maintaining a Strong Community Reinvestment Act - Brookings InstitutionMembers only Login
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has helped to revitalize low- and moderate-income communities and provided expanded opportunities for low- and moderate-income households. Recent regulatory steps aimed at alleviating burdens on banks and thrifts...
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