NCUA sets 2023 NOL at 1.33%, approves budget lower than proposed

The NCUA Board issued a proposal regarding the purchase of loan participations and set the 2023 Normal Operating Level at 1.33% (same as 2022) at its Dec. 15 meeting. The board also approved the agency’s budget for 2023, a 6.2% increase over 2022, but less than proposed budget from October.

The loan participation proposal would amend the NCUA’s rules regarding the purchase of loan participations and the purchase, sale, and pledge of eligible obligations and other loans. It is intended to clarify the current regulations and provide additional flexibility for credit unions to make use of advanced technologies and opportunities offered by the fintech sector.

The proposal would also make conforming amendments to the rule regarding loans to members and lines of credit to members by adding new provisions about indirect lending arrangements and indirect leasing arrangements.

Comments on the proposal are due within 60 days after its publication in the Federal Register.


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