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File specifications

Complete documentation for the dataset including field number, data type, valid values, and examples

Data Dictionaries

A simplified version of the file specification intended for easy conversion to SQL statements

Field Information

A discussion of the data available in the Modified LAR text files. Includes information on additional fields and how the base data was modified to protect the privacy of borrowers

Code Sheet

A quick reference guide containing the valid codes by field, intended for use during analysis

Opening Text Files With Excel

Step by step instructions for opening an institution's Modified LAR file in Excel and adding the column names

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