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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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(202) 649-6420
CommunityAffairs@occ.treas.gov


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

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Small Multifamily Rental Property Financing
(Spring 2015)
This issue describes what the small multifamily rental housing market looks like, some of the challenges the market faces, and the range of ways that banks and federal savings associations are active players in the market.
 
HUD Title VI Loan Guarantee Program

(May 2015)
This fact sheet describes how the HUD Title VI Program can facilitate financing for affordable housing in Native American communities.
  FLU
May/June 2015 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.

Bankers' Guide to the SBA 7(a) Loan Guaranty Program
(December 2014)
This updated report describes how lenders can use the SBA 7(a) program to meet the needs of a variety of creditworthy small business customers.
 
Community Development Loan Funds: Partnership Opportunities for Banks 
(October 2014)
This Insights report describes how partnerships between banks and community development loan funds, when structured and implemented appropriately, can help banks and CDLFs further their business and civic goals.
  CA Year in Review 2013

Community Affairs Year in Review 2013
The "Year in Review" highlights the Community Affairs Department's national and regional activities to support the OCC's mission. 

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Related News and Issuances
Publish DateIdentifierTitle
05/12/2015  NR 2015-68, Comptroller Discusses Community Reinvestment Act and Small Business Lending
04/24/2015  NR 2015-60, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Recognizes National Financial Capability Month at Capitol Hill Event
03/27/2015  NR 2015-45, Comptroller of the Currency Discusses Efforts to Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse