Several western bankers have pledged to improve the access of Navajo Indian Reservation residents to financial services, particularly home loans.

Representatives of banks, the Federal Home Loan Bank System, the Navajo Nation, and nonprofit organizations agreed to take 50 steps in the next year to help Navajos get credit. At a meeting held Sunday in Aneth, Utah, they also pledged to finance at least as many homes as there were people in attendance: 52.

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