Farm and rural mortgages

Community Banks with the Largest Farm Loan Portfolios

09/16/19

On Jun. 30, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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House passes five bipartisan financial services bills

09/11/19

The legislation takes aim at third-party bank service vendors, the backlog of FHA appraisals, rural housing assistance and other issues where there is broad agreement.

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Tribes push for historic carve-out in CRA reform plan

09/02/19

Seeking to expand financial services access, tribal officials and some firms want regulators to award Community Reinvestment Act credit to any bank that funds projects in Native American communities.

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'Farmers are caught in a liquidity trap'

07/18/19

America's farms have taken on near-record levels of debt in recent years, and commodity prices and trade wars are putting pressure on farm country. That could spell bad news for bankers that lend to them.

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Community Banks with the Largest Farm Loan Portfolios

06/17/19

On Mar. 31, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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Agencies near consensus on key elements of CRA reform

04/09/19

Senior officials at the OCC, FDIC and Fed signaled they agree more than they disagree on a plan to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act.

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CRA reform crucial for tackling rural poverty

04/02/19

The current debate around changes to the Community Reinvestment Act should include discussions about how the law can be used to better support low-income communities in remote areas.

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Community Banks with the Largest Farm Loan Portfolios

03/25/19

On Dec. 31, 2018. Dollars in thousands.

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Expanding the Farm Credit System won’t help rural America

01/15/19

A recent proposal to allow the government-sponsored enterprise to offer more credit in agricultural regions is deeply flawed.

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Rural America needs an expanded Farm Credit System

01/02/19

The banking industry has long been critical of the government-sponsored enterprise, but the system could provide valuable banking services to large swaths of the country currently lacking access to them.

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