SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – November 2022

The 504 loan program is starting at a much more subdued pace in SBA’s fiscal year 2023 than it did in fiscal year 2022. This year started, originations, are strong compared to other recent years, but far below the pace set at the start of last year. 504 loan...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – October 2022

The final figures are now in for the SBA’s fiscal year 2022 504 loan program. The year started on a torrid pace of originations, and while the pace slowed over the course of the year, originations still climbed 12.0% compared to FY2021. Originations this year are also...

Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Reform

On September 15, 2022, Maxine Waters (D-Cal), chair of the House Committee on Financial Services, introduced legislation that would significantly revise the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) through several new requirements. The old CRA and why it’s time to go:...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – September 2022

The pace of SBA 504 loan originations continued to slow over the past month, but originations are still well above last year’s pace. Forty-nine weeks into fiscal year 2022 (started October 1st), 504 loan originations are up 7.4% compared to the same period a year ago....