San Francisco-based Bank of the West is offering relief to customers furloughed during the federal government shutdown.
The bank, which has branches in the Valley, is granting furloughed customers one-month deferrals on consumer loans and one-month forbearance on mortgage payments.
The bank has set up a toll-free number for customers to call to request assistance: (800) 653-0362.
Qualifying obligations include auto, recreational vehicle and boat loans; credit cards; and home equity loans and lines of credit.
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