As the PPP ends, the SBA reported that this year 859 credit unions made almost $5.6 billion in loans to businesses to help them weather the coronavirus pandemic, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
The Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program has run out of money for loans that most credit unions and banks would make, but PPP loans are still available through Community Development Financial Institutions, an SBA spokesperson said. As reported by David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
The second iteration of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program is operating much more efficiently than the first version, credit union trade groups said, but added that they continue to run into persistent problems that hamper lenders and borrowers, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily reports that PPP loans are remaining on credit union balance sheets for longer than expected, causing regulatory headaches for credit union officials, according to CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle.
As businesses and credit unions move into the Paycheck Protection Program’s loan forgiveness process, they are reporting that it is so complex and burdensome that they have had to spend valuable time and resources on the paperwork, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily.