Cheviot Financial Corp is incorporated in Maryland. It is a financial holding Company for Cheviot Savings Bank, which is a stock savings and loan association in Ohio. The business of Cheviot Financial Corp., consists of holding all of the outstanding common stock of Cheviot Savings Bank. The bank originates one- to four-family real estate loans, in addition to construction, multi-family, commercial real estate, and consumer loans. It also invests in United States Government Agency and mortgage-backed securities, among others. The Company conducts its operations from executive office in Cheviot, Ohio and 11 full-service branches, all of which are located in Hamilton County, Ohio. Hamilton County, Ohio represents its primary geographic market area for loans and deposits with its remaining business operations conducted in the larger Cincinnati metropolitan area which includes Warren, Butler and Clermont Counties. It also conducts a moderate level of business in the southeastern Indiana region, mainly in Dearborn, Ripley, Franklin and Ohio Counties. The Company also originates loans in the northern Kentucky region secured by properties in Campbell, Kenton and Boone Counties. It faces significant competition within its market both in making loans and attracting deposits. The Company is subject to regulation and supervision by the Federal Reserve Board, which replaced the Office of Thrift Supervision in that capacity due to the Dodd-Frank Act regulatory restructuring.