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Investment in real property or leasehold interestsLimitationsFuture expansionRules.

(1) A credit union may invest in real property or leasehold interests primarily for its own use or the use of a credit union service organization in conducting business, including, but not limited to, structures and fixtures attached to real property, subject to the following limitations:
(a) The credit union's net worth equals at least five percent of the total of its share and deposit accounts;
(b) The board approves the investment; and
(c) The aggregate of all such investments does not exceed seven and one-half percent of the total of its share and deposit accounts.
(2) If the real property or leasehold interest is acquired for future expansion, the credit union must partially occupy the premises within three years after the credit union makes the investment, if the premises are improved at the time of acquisition, or within six years after the credit union makes the investment, if the premises are unimproved at the time of acquisition.
(3) The director may, upon written application, waive any of the limitations listed in subsection (1) or (2) of this section, and the director may adopt rules to interpret this section.

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FindingsConstruction1994 c 256: See RCW 43.320.007.
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