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NEW INTERAGENCY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS REGARDING FLOOD INSURANCE – FINALLY

On May 11, 2022, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Farm Credit Administration, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (jointly, the agencies) issued revised questions and answers (Q&As) regarding federal flood insurance law and the agencies’ implementing regulations. The Q&As: Replace those originally published by the agencies in 2009 and 2011 and consolidate Q&As proposed by the agencies […]

INTERAGENCY STATEMENT ON SPECIAL PURPOSE CREDIT PROGRAMS

On February 22, 2022, The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (hereafter, the agencies) issued an interagency statement to remind creditors of the ability […]

INTERAGENCY STATEMENT ON STORM DAMAGE

On December 15, 2021, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the currency, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (the Agencies) issued an interagency statement that states that the agencies recognize the serious impact of tornadoes on the customers and operations of many financial institutions and will provide appropriate regulatory assistance to affected institutions subject to their supervision. The agencies encourage […]

AS COVID RAGES ON, THE REGULATORS REENGAGE

On November 10, 2021, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the state financial regulators (collectively, agencies) issued a joint statement to communicate to mortgage servicers the agencies’ supervisory and enforcement approach as risks associated with the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic continue to change. On April 3, 2020, the agencies […]

INTERAGENCY FLOOD FAQS

On June 26, 2020 the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the National Credit Union Administration (collectively the Agencies) released proposed new and revised Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance (FAQs). The FAQs have not been updated since 2011, which is gross incompetence on the part of the Agencies. Since the last revisions Congress has passed the Biggert-Waters Act and the Affordability Act, […]