Community Affairs

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

Learn how to contact a District Community Affairs Officer.

Featured Publications

Community Developments Fact Sheet: FHA's 203(b) Basic Home Mortgage Guarantee Program

This Community Developments Fact Sheet explains the Federal Housing Administration's 203(b) basic home mortgage guarantee program for national banks and federal savings associations.

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Financial Literacy Update: Third Quarter 2022

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)'s Financial Literacy Update is a quarterly e-newsletter that reports upcoming events, new initiatives, and related resources of the OCC and other government agencies and organizations.

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Community Developments Investments: Partners in Recovery: Community Reinvestment and Resilience (April 2022)

This edition of Community Developments Investments explains how banks can collaborate with community development financial institutions (CFDI) and other community-based organizations to help rebuild communities hit hard by natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Developments Fact Sheet: FHA's 203(k) Loan Program

This Community Developments Fact Sheet explains the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) 203(k) Home Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance Program1 for national banks and federal savings associations (collectively, banks).

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