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New Publications

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)

Historic Tax Credits: Bringing New Life to Older Communities (PDF) (May 2015)

Small Multifamily Rental Property Financing (May 2015)

HUD Title VI Loan Guarantee Program (PDF)

Article Archive 

The Community Developments Article Archive provides easy access to every community development article published by the OCC. Articles are sorted by category and by state. Visit the article archive.

Financial Literacy Update 

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

Archived Issues

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.

Archived Issues

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).

Archived Issues


Community Affairs Year in Review

The "Year in Review" highlights the Community Affairs Department's national and regional activities to support the OCC's mission. It features events held nationally and in each of the OCC's four districts to promote banker education and community reinvestment.


Other Community Affairs Publications

Related News and Issuances
Publish DateIdentifierTitle
09/09/2015  NR 2015-125, Comptroller of the Currency Discusses Urban Stabilization and Revitalization
07/17/2015  NR 2015-102, OCC Co-Hosts Technical Assistance Event
06/18/2015  NR 2015-87, Comptroller Discusses Community Redevelopment