Small Business Lending

Small business lending is a top priority for CBA’s member banks. CBA strongly believes small businesses are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy and we remain committed to improving the small business lending environment and process through pro-business legislation and regulation. Collectively, CBA’s member banks have over $200 billion in small business loans on their books, and remain committed to exploring innovative ways to address the needs of lenders and borrowers alike.
  • March 25, 2020
    March 25, 2020 The Honorable Jovita Carranza Administrator U.S. Small Business Administration 409 3rd Street, SW Washington, DC 20416 Dear Administrator Carranza: The undersigned banking and credit union trade associations representing bank and credit union members of all sizes in every state, write on behalf of our members to express our support for the nation’s small businesses and their...
  • March 17, 2020
    CBA Writes Congressional Leadership on Small Business Assistance America’s small businesses need near-term relief to address COVID-19 challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association wrote Congressional leaders in support of additional measures, particularly through Small Business Administration programs, to assist small businesses facing economic hardships resulting from COVID-19...
  • March 13, 2020
    CBA Announces Support for Rubio, Cardin Small Business Legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association today wrote Senate Small Business Committee Chairman Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-Md.) to express support for their legislation ensuring the Small Business Administration and its lending partners are able to provide access to capital during the...
  • March 9, 2020
    March 9, 2020 The Honorable Mike Crapo Chairman Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs 534 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Sherrod Brown Ranking Member Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs 534 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Chairman Crapo and Ranking Member Brown: The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) submits the...
  • February 18, 2020
    CBA, SBFE Release Quarterly Small Business Lending Trends WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association and Small Business Financial Exchange today released the second Small Business Lending Trends report. The report, which is released each quarter, examines key credit information for America’s small businesses, including payment performance and credit utilization. Key findings from the report,...
  • October 1, 2019
    CBA, SBFE Release Small Business Lending Trends Report New report to be released quarterly, examines key credit performance metrics WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association and Small Business Financial Exchange today released the inaugural Small Business Lending Trends report. The report, to be released each quarter, examines key credit information for America’s small businesses, including...
  • April 10, 2019
    April 10, 2019 The Honorable Nydia M. Velázquez Chairwoman Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives 2302 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Steve Chabot Ranking Member Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives 2371 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Andy Kim Chairman Subcommittee on Economic Growth,...

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