Commercial mortgages

As Fed helps businesses, Democrats ask: What about consumers?


The Senate Banking Committee met Wednesday to review central bank lending facilities such as the Main Street Lending Program, which provides bank-issued loans to middle-market firms. But some lawmakers on the panel said the focus of pandemic relief has been misplaced.


CFPB extends comment period for HMDA proposal


The CFPB is giving trade groups and consumer advocates another three months to comment on its proposal to change what data is collected under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.


BOK hires veteran health care banker from Synovus


The Tulsa, Okla., bank is adding Jim Thompson as director of senior housing investments.


Customers in Pa. to restate 2017 results after material weakness found


The company will also restate financials for the first half of 2018 to correct how it classified cash flow activities tied to commercial mortgage warehouse lending.


NCUA one-ups bank regulators in easing appraisal limit


Following an increase in the CRE appraisal threshold for community bankers earlier this year, the National Credit Union Administration has proposed an even bigger shift for CUs.


Feds probe commercial mortgage fraud; Banks rail against Volcker 2.0


The FBI and DOJ are looking into what could be one of the largest mortgage frauds since the financial crisis; lawyers for the banks met with the Fed last week.