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FHA's 203(b) Purchase Money Loan Guarantee Program (PDF) (March 2016)

Commercial Lending in Indian Country: Potential Opportunities in a Growing Market (PDF) (February 2016)

Affordable Mortgage Lending Opportunities: Exemptions Under the Ability-to-Repay Rule (December 2015)

Small Business Investment Companies: Investment Option for Banks (PDF) (September 2015)

Hardest Hit Fund: State Programs to Improve Loan Modification Sustainability and Stabilize Communities (July 2015)

Financial Literacy Update 

Learn about upcoming events, initiatives, and education resources related to financial literacy in this bi-monthly newsletter.

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Fact Sheets 

Get the key facts on innovative products and services, investment vehicles, and government programs and initiatives related to community development and consumer banking.                             

Insights Reports 

Learn about products, services, and initiatives focused on investments, and services aimed at traditionally-underserved markets segments. Each Insights discusses how selected products or initiatives operate, why they might be of interest to other banks, and associated risks or regulatory considerations.

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Community Developments 

This e-zine captures the creative ideas of bankers and community development practitioners investing in community development, and identifies common features that can be applied to other investments. It presents investment opportunities in the OCC Districts, and provides links to related resources, including the OCC's public welfare investment authority (12 CFR 24).

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02/09/2016  NR 2016-12, OCC Terminates Mortgage Servicing-Related Consent Orders Against U.S. Bank and Santander, Issues Civil Money Penalties