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FHLBBFederal Home Loan Bank Board
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725 (1932) (establishing Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBs) and Federal Home Loan Bank Board (FHLBB)).
IRCA 1966 when the Fed, at the behest of FHLBB, took the unprecedented step of lowering the ceiling to reduce pressure on thrifts who were experiencing disintermediation to banks because banks were able to pay higher rates on their deposits (Mayer, Duesenberry, and Aliber, 1990, pp.
de la Cuesta, the Court suggested that it would be broadly deferential to the preemption decisions of the FHLBB on the theory that the HOLA was "a radical and comprehensive response to the inadequacies of the existing state systems." 458 U.S.
FHLBB, FHA, and FSLIC have since been merged into or brought
In 1961 the Commission on Civil Rights issued a report on discrimination in mortgage lending and recommended that all regulators direct the financial institutions they supervised to "conduct such business on a nondiscriminatory basis." The Commission in particular criticized the FHLBB for not doing more in this area, and thrift regulators were forced to concede that the past two decades were "not ...
In 1980, and again in 1982, the FHLBB lowered the net-worth requirements for S&Ls, which kept S&Ls that were on the verge of insolvency in business, and S&Ls were allowed to extend their lending activities into more risky areas--with minimal oversight, as the FHLBB lacked capacity to identify insolvent institutions because the number of field examiners at the agency was reduced significantly between 1981 and 1984 due to budgetary cuts and deregulation.
(2.) On HOLC, FHA, and FHLBB see Amy Hillier, "Residential Security Maps and Neighborhood Appraisals in Philadelphia," Social Science History 29, no.
A case in point is the S&L debacle of the 1980s, where the Federal Home Loan Bank Board (FHLBB)--then the regulator of savings and loans--failed to take the actions necessary to close down insolvent S&Ls until the problems of the industry had grown to monstrous proportions.
The Federal Home Loan Bank Board (FHLBB) lowered the capital requirement from 5 to 4 percent as of November 1980.
When Lincoln Savings began to experience serious financial problems in 1987, Keating became embroiled in an acrimonious dispute with Edwin Gray, Chairman of the thrift regulatory agency then known as the Federal Home Loan Bank Board (FHLBB).