New CRA Window May Spur Municipal Issuance in Gulf

Johnson, Matthew
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/22/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32344, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the issuance of guidance by federal banking agencies to create a permanent 36-month period during which banks and thrifts can receive Community Reinvestment Act consideration in locations designated as federal disaster areas. The guidance is expected to help municipal issuers raise funds needed to rebuild the hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast region.


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