Eligible Underserved Tops 17M
NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar said the number of low-income people who have been made
Dollar's comments came during a teleconference hosted last week by CUNA to discuss his "Access Across
During 2001, the agency reported that 16-million low-income Americans became eligible for membership.
"The results have been beyond our wildest imagination," CUNA quoted Dollar as saying.
According to NCUA, from January through September 184 federal credit unions adopted 303 underserved areas
Dollar told CUNA NCUA is already seeing membership growth in these areas.
"It's going to take time; this is a relatively new opportunity," he explained. "It will probably be 10 years before