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Financial Institution Letters

July 12, 2019

Regulatory Capital Rules:

Treatment of Land Development Loans for the Definition of High Volatility Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) Exposure

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The federal banking agencies are issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking (proposal) to seek comment on the treatment of loans that solely finance the development of land for purposes of the one- to four-family residential properties exclusion in the definition of high volatility commercial real estate (HVCRE) exposure in the agencies' regulatory capital rule. This proposal expands on the notice of proposed rulemaking issued on September 28, 2018, which proposed to revise the definition of HVCRE exposure in the regulatory capital rule to conform to the statutory definition of a "high volatility commercial real estate acquisition, development, or construction (HVCRE ADC) loan," in accordance with section 214 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets Under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter is applicable to all institutions.



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