Fifth Third, Huntington offering payment deferrals for customers affected by coronavirus

Published: Mar. 18, 2020 at 6:53 PM EDT
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Fifth Third Bank will offer payment deferrals for consumer and business customers facing financial hardship related to COVID-19.

Deferrals will be offered on vehicles, credit cards, mortgages and small business payments.

The bank also announced it was suspending all repossession actions on vehicles and foreclosure activity on homes for the next 60 days, and fees will be waived for 90 days.

To participate in the programs, customers will need to contact Fifth Third at 800-972-3030 from Monday through Saturday.

For Business Banking service, call 877-534-2264 or email


Huntington Bank is also enacting special procedures and protocols during the coronavirus outbreak.

The bank is offering payment deferrals of up to 90 days for consumers and small businesses; suspending late fees on consumer loans and business banking loans, and suspending repossessions and foreclosures through the end of March.

Huntington is also working with the governor's office to facilitate a disaster declaration from the Small Business Administration for businesses to be eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Program loans.

Customers can contact Huntington at 800-480-BANK to speak with a customer service representative. Additional information is available on