OCC Bulletin 2021-16| March 30, 2021

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act: FFIEC's 2021 'A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right!'

To

Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks, Federal Savings Associations, and Federal Branches and Agencies; Department and Division Heads; All Examining Personnel; and Other Interested Parties

Summary

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is announcing the issuance of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s (FFIEC) revised “A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right!”, which is designed to help banks comply with the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) and Regulation C, its implementing regulation (12 CFR 1003).

The 2021 guide reflects a 2020 HMDA rule to adjust the thresholds for reporting data about closed-end mortgage loans, effective July 1, 2020, and the thresholds for reporting data about open-end lines of credit, effective January 1, 2022.1

Rescission

This bulletin rescinds OCC Bulletin 2020-6, “Home Mortgage Disclosure Act: FFIEC’s Revised ‘A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right!’”

Note for Community Banks

The 2021 guide applies to community banks2 that are subject to HMDA data collection and reporting requirements.

Highlights

The 2021 guide discusses

  • institutions covered by Regulation C.
  • transactions covered by Regulation C.
  • information that covered institutions are required to collect, record, and report.
  • requirements for reporting and disclosing data.

Further Information

Please contact Vonda J. Eanes, Director for Community Reinvestment Act and Fair Lending Policy, Compliance Risk Policy Division, at (202) 649-5470.

 

Grovetta N. Gardineer
Senior Deputy Comptroller for Bank Supervision Policy

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1 Refer to 85 Fed. Reg. 28364.

2 “Banks” refers collectively to national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations.