Agencies Release Annual CRA Asset-Size Threshold Adjustments for Small and Intermediate Small Institutions

February 4, 2010

The federal bank regulatory agencies announced on December 22, 2009 the annual adjustment to the asset-size thresholds used to define 'small bank,' 'small savings association,' 'intermediate small bank' and 'intermediate small savings association' under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations. The annual adjustments for banks are required by the 2005 CRA regulatory amendments and for savings associations by the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) 2007 CRA regulatory amendments.