WASHINGTON - A Bronx-based community group has turned its Community Reinvestment Act spotlight on GreenPoint Financial Corp., threatening to derail the $7 billion-asset institution's acquisition of 60 branches from Home Savings of America.

Inner City Press/Community on the Move charged that the Flushing, N.Y.- based thrift lends only in the affluent, white sections of the Bronx, ignoring the low-income minority areas. It also said GreenPoint excludes the Bronx from its CRA delineation.

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