More Than 500,000 Californians Receive Assistance by Credit Unions During Economic Fallout Due to Coronavirus

This week’s new numbers just released

In response to the economic fallout due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s credit unions have provided more than 500,000 of their members relief from mortgages, auto loans, credit card payments, and business loans.

In a just released new survey of member credit unions of the California Credit Union League, the trade association for credit unions in the state, many indicate that in addition to collectively funding $628 million in business loans with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds:

  • 18,949 mortgage payments have been extended
  • 487,357 consumer loans (auto and credit card) have been extended
  • 2 million fees waived 

For examples of how local credit unions are serving their members, please contact Tina Ramos-Ingold, media relations specialist with the California Credit Union League, at or 909.212.6050.