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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
  • CHAPTER 171 CREDIT UNIONS
  • Section 66 Restrictions on real estate mortgage loans; credit union membership; location of mortgaged real estate; capitalization of assets

Section 66. In making mortgage loans on real estate pursuant to sections 65 to 65E, inclusive, a credit union shall be subject to the following conditions:

(1) A person obligated from time to time to make payments under a mortgage, whether as the original borrower or as a subsequent owner of the mortgaged property, shall be or shall become a member of the credit union.

(2) Each loan shall be on real estate situated within the commonwealth or within a radius of 100 miles of the main office of the credit union without regard to geographical location.

(3) A credit union having assets of not more than $100,000 may invest not more than 50 per cent of its assets in real estate mortgages. A credit union having assets of more than $100,000 but not $500,000 or more may invest not more than 70 per cent of its assets in real estate mortgages. A credit union having assets of $500,000 or more may invest not more than 80 per cent of its assets in real estate mortgages.