Regulatory News

Supervision, Regulation, and Credit: Regulatory News

Regulatory News makes current information from the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Division easily accessible.

  • Recent News

    Press releases and information from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

  • Guidance

    Supervision and Regulation Letters, commonly known as SR Letters, address significant policy and procedural matters related to the Federal Reserve System's supervisory responsibilities. Search current letters and the archives by year or by topic.

  • Requests for Comment

    The Board of Governors requests public comment on Dodd-Frank Act proposals, rulemaking proposals, and other matters. Find, review, and submit comments on proposals that are open for comment here.
  • Tools

    Examination Tools
    Cybersecurity Assessment ToolOff-site link (guía del usuario disponible en español Adobe PDF file format)
    In light of the increasing volume and sophistication of cyber threats, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council has developed the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool to help identify risks and determine preparedness. Este artículo también está disponible en español.
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    Scaled CECL Allowance for Losses Estimator (SCALE) Method and Tool Off-site link
    The SCALE method is a simple, spreadsheet-based method developed by the Federal Reserve to assist smaller community banks in calculating their current expected credit losses (CECL) compliant allowances for credit losses (ACLs) using proxy expected lifetime loss rates. The SCALE tool, also developed by the Federal Reserve, is a template that smaller community banks with total assets of less than $1 billion can follow if they wish to use the SCALE method.
    Data Analysis Tools
    U.S. Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Momentum Index
    Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Momentum Index
    This interactive market analysis tool combines economic and real estate market data for more than 300 metro areas to provide insight into the momentum of change in CRE markets across the country. It enables users to identify trends and assess market risks for the four major property sectors—apartment, office, retail, and industrial.
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    Home Ownership Affordability Monitor
    This tool tracks the relative changes in home ownership affordability at a higher frequency and more granular level of geography than other current housing tools. It measures the ability of a median-income household to absorb the estimated annual costs associated with owning a median-priced home.
    Mortgage Analytics and Performance Dashboard
    The Mortgage Analytics and Performance Dashboard (MAPD) gives policymakers at the national, state, and local levels the ability to see where owner-occupant homeowners in their jurisdictions have fallen behind on mortgage payments or used mortgage forbearance as a means of economic relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.