Regulators must apply the Community Reinvestment Act more consistently, said Julie L. Williams, acting comptroller of the currency.

She said a recent review found that OCC examiners give more emphasis to a bank's overall lending, while the other agencies take a city-by-city approach to rating CRA compliance.

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