- Severe storms, tornadoes and flooding have caused significant property damage to a large portion of Iowa.
- As of June 20th, 65 counties in Iowa, encompassing most of the state, have now been declared federal disaster areas. Individuals and households in these counties may be eligible for federal assistance.
- The FDIC is encouraging financial institutions to work constructively with borrowers who are experiencing difficulties beyond their control because of damage caused by these disasters.
- Extending repayment terms, restructuring existing loans or easing terms for new loans, if done in a manner consistent with sound banking practices, can contribute to the health of the community and serve the long-term interests of the lending institution.
- The FDIC will also consider regulatory relief from certain filing and publishing requirements for banks in the affected areas.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Lending Officer
Supervisory Practices Regarding Depository
Institutions and Borrowers Affected by Severe
Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding in Iowa
Assistant Regional Director Kurt R. Hagedorn at
(816) 234-8161 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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