1151.291 Limitation on loans.

Subject to the procedures of this section and section 1151.292 of the Revised Code, a building and loan association may make, invest in, sell, purchase, participate, or otherwise deal in loans to members and others on such terms as are provided by the association upon obligations secured by liens on real estate upon which one or more buildings have been or are to be permanently erected, or which by reason of improvements is usable by a business or industrial enterprise, or which produces sufficient income to maintain the property and retire the loan in accordance with its terms.

(A) Loans made under this section shall not aggregate more than twenty per cent of the association's assets.

(B) The amount loaned on each loan under this section shall not be more than ninety per cent of the appraised value of such real estate.

(C) Except as provided in division (D) of this section, loans under this section shall be payable in weekly, monthly, quarterly, semiannual, or annual installments sufficient to retire the loan within thirty years from the date installment payments are to begin.

(D) Loans under this section, including construction loans, may be granted without provision for amortization of principal, provided such loans require the periodic payment of interest, do not exceed seventy-five per cent of the appraised value of the real estate, and are made for a term of not more than five years.

(E) For the purposes of this section, "installments" means regular periodic payments, equal or unequal, sufficient to retire the debt, interest and principal, within the contract period. Such contract may provide for periods of negative amortization. Payments on all installment loans, except construction loans, shall begin not later than ninety days after the advance of the loan; on installment construction loans, such payments shall begin not later than thirty-six months after the date of the first advance for construction.

Cite as R.C. § 1151.291

History. Effective Date: 12-09-1982