Harris County Roads and Improvement GOs

CUSIP: 414183HB2

NAME: Harris County Roads and Improvement GO Bonds (TX)

COUPON: 3.75%

MATURITY: 9/1/2041

BONDHOLDER SECURITY: Secured by the proceeds of a continuing direct annual ad valorem tax levied upon all taxable property within a specified area within the District.

USE OF BOND PROCEEDS: The bond proceeds will be used by the issuer to finance public roads and improvements in addition to paying for the issuance costs associated with the Bonds.

RATINGS:         A3   (Moody’s as of 2/9/17)

OBLIGOR PROFILE: Harris County has a population north of 4.3 million people making it the most populous county in Texas and the third-most populous county in the United States. Located in southeast Texas, Harris County is home to Houston which is the largest city in Texas.

  • Total revenues increased ~288% from 2014 to 2015
  • $101.7 million in long-term debt
  • The District’s property tax base increased ~223% from 2014 to 2015 due to new construction in the District
  • About 97% of the taxable property is owned by the top 10 taxpayers
  • About 77% of the taxable property is owned by the top taxpayer

(Source: S&P Credit Statement dated March 1, 2017)

 

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