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Helping banks and federal savings associations to be leaders in community development finance.

Community Affairs supports the OCC’s mission to ensure a vibrant banking system by helping national banks and federal savings associations to be leaders in providing safe and sound community development financing and making financial services accessible to underserved communities and consumers, while treating their customers fairly. Community Affairs conducts outreach and develops publications to support this goal, in addition to:

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Read our Recently Released Publications or browse Community Affairs Articles by Topic.

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July/August 2019 Financial Literacy Update
This bimonthly e-newsletter reports upcoming financial literacy events, initiatives, and related resources of the OCC and other government agencies and organizations.

 

Community Developments Fact Sheet
Submitting National Bank Public Welfare Investment Filings Using CATS
(April 2019)
Describes the processes that national banks should follow when submitting public welfare investment applications and notices to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency through the Central Application Tracking System.

Indian Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program
(March 2019)
Describes a credit enhancement tool that allows lenders to overcome certain challenges to financing for tribes and individual Indians.

FHLB Programs for Community Development Finance
(February 2019)
Describes Federal Home Loan Bank community development
finance programs that may be considered by national banks and federal savings
associations.
Financial Capability
Financial Capability
(January 2019)
Describes the benefits and opportunities of financial capability activities for national banks and federal savings associations, including potential CRA consideration.
 

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Related News and Issuances
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08/14/2019  NR 2019-90, Comptroller of the Currency Visits Baltimore Affordable Housing Event
08/09/2019  NR 2019-88, Comptroller of the Currency Tours Atlanta Areas Where the Community Reinvestment Act Has Benefitted the Community and Where More Can Be Done
01/25/2019  NR 2019-7, OCC Promotes Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day