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Since 2018, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act requires lenders to report additional data from loan applications and originations—such as borrower credit scores—to help regulators oversee and enforce fair lending laws.
What GAO Found Based on GAO analysis of 2014 and 2016 data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), National Credit Union Administration, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, and Census, low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities have at least as many banks and credit unions...
GAO discussed H.R. 962, the Economic Growth and Financial Institutions Regulatory Paperwork Act of 1993, focusing on the effect this bill would have on credit availability and the safety and soundness of the industry. GAO noted that: (1) H.R.