Two banks suspend granting mortgages in Hoosick Falls

Hoosick Falls

HOOSICK FALLS - CBS6 has confirmed that two banks have stopped granting mortgages in Hoosick Falls.

Trustco Bank in Hoosick Falls suspended mortgages last week. The Bank of Bennington is not granting new mortgages, citing the water contamination issue.

The bank president for the Bank of Bennington tells CBS6 that potable water is a requirement for a home to have a mortgage, and have added the PFOA to the list of contaminates. he also says that they have not received any requests for mortgages.



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