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Hearing Aid Loans

Loan Details

  • Loans for up to $25,000 for up to 5 years for assistive technology, including hearing aids and assistive listening devices
  • Loan interest rate is 5% APR
  • No fees

Eligibility

  • Any Washington and Oregon resident who is in need of hearing aids or another assistive listening device is eligible to apply for a loan.
  • Individuals with any income level may apply. We consider all sources of income, including disability and social security payments.

Man using hearing aids laying down looking at his smartphone

Frequently Asked Questions

How will we evaluate your application?

We evaluate each application on a case-by-case basis. Factors we consider include:

• Proven ability to repay the loan
• Debt-to-income ratio
Credit history*

*Lack of credit history or a poor credit score will not disqualify you.  If
you have a history of credit problems, you must demonstrate
that there is a workable plan to address these problems.

What are the loan terms?

  • Loans carry a fixed 5% interest rate and may be repayable for up to five years.
  • Automatic monthly withdrawals from your account help ensure you don’t miss a payment.
  • There are no fees to apply or for early payoff.

How do I apply?

You can click the link below to apply via our secure online portal, or you can:

To have an application mailed to you, call our office at 206-328-5116 or toll free at 877-428-5116, send an email to info@nwaccessfund.org, or mail a request to:

Northwest Access Fund
PO Box 55759
Shoreline, WA 98155

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Our average hearing aid loan:

Amount:

$3,247

Term:

35 months

Payment:

$99.89/month

To date, we have disbursed 1,300 loans for assistive technologies, including hearing aids.

We have lent out over $5,500,000 to Washington and Oregon residents.

 

100% of borrowers would recommend a Northwest Access Fund Loan

Based on client survey with 110 respondents