FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2011
Contact: Bryan Hubbard
OCC Encourages National Banks and Federal Savings Associations to Work with Customers Affected by Floods in Northeast States
WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency encourages national banks and federal savings associations to work with customers affected by floods in the northeast United States.
OCC Bulletin 2008-26 provides examples of steps national banks and federal savings associations may take to support customers affected by natural disasters. The OCC encourages national banks and federal savings associations to:
Under the provisions of the Community Reinvestment Act, the OCC will consider institution's support of disaster-recovery related activities that help to revitalize or stabilize a major disaster area during examinations of national banks and federal savings associations.
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