BRISTOL, R.I. – NCUA Vice Chairman Rodney Hood tackled the tough issue of home financing as the featured speaker during the Rhode Island Credit Union League’s 72nd Annual Meeting last week.

Hood addressed the role of credit unions in helping finance homes for low- and middle-income families in the Northeast with housing prices so high. He praised the work that credit unions have done in the area to help create more homeowners and stated that he wanted to make sure NCUA works with credit unions for solutions to rising home prices. “Credit unions have played a pivotal role in helping Americans achieve unprecedented levels of home ownership,” Hood stated.

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