Three more nonbanks, including an insurer, applied for a thrift charter last week to qualify for financial aid from the federal government, the Office of Thrift Supervision.

The applications were filed on time to qualify but were "misrouted" to other offices in the agency's building and were not directed to the OTS until Tuesday, a spokesman for the agency said.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.