12 CFR 160.101 - Real estate lending standards.

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§ 160.101 Real estate lending standards.
(a) Each Federal savings association shall adopt and maintain written policies that establish appropriate limits and standards for extensions of credit that are secured by liens on or interests in real estate, or that are made for the purpose of financing permanent improvements to real estate.
(b)
(1) Real estate lending policies adopted pursuant to this section must:
(i) Be consistent with safe and sound banking practices;
(ii) Be appropriate to the size of the institution and the nature and scope of its operations; and
(iii) Be reviewed and approved by the savings association's board of directors at least annually.
(2) The lending policies must establish:
(i) Loan portfolio diversification standards;
(ii) Prudent underwriting standards, including loan-to-value limits, that are clear and measurable;
(iii) Loan administration procedures for the savings association's real estate portfolio; and
(iv) Documentation, approval, and reporting requirements to monitor compliance with the savings association's real estate lending policies.
(c) Each Federal savings association must monitor conditions in the real estate market in its lending area to ensure that its real estate lending policies continue to be appropriate for current market conditions.
(d) The real estate lending policies adopted pursuant to this section should reflect consideration of the Interagency Guidelines for Real Estate Lending Policies established by the Federal bank and thrift supervisory agencies.

Title 12 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-05-16; vol. 79 # 95 - Friday, May 16, 2014
    1. 79 FR 28393 - Integration of National Bank and Savings Association Regulations: Interagency Rules
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective on June 16, 2014.
      12 CFR Parts 14, 21, 26, 34, 35, 41, 133, 136, 160, 163, 164, 171, and 196

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Title 12 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 12 CFR 160 after this date.

  • 2014-06-10; vol. 79 # 111 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 33260 - Integration of National Bank and Federal Savings Association Regulations: Licensing Rules
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments must be received on or before August 11, 2014.
      12 CFR Parts 4, 5, 7, 14, 32, 34, 100, 116, 143, 144, 145, 146, 150, 152, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 174, 192, 193