Vermont HFA Readies $72 Million Sale of Bonds, Bans
- Vermont Housing Agency's Deal Lowers Mortgage Costs. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;4/9/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31361, p4
Reports on the efforts of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency to lower mortgage costs. Plans of the agency to sell housing bonds; Use of the refund bonds to help reduce the cost of single-family mortgage charges; Emphasis on improving loan programs.
- Low Rates Leave PaineWebber With $5 Million in Unsold Vermont MRBs. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;08/28/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30963, p7
Reports on the Vermont Housing Finance Agency's sale of a series of mortgage revenue bonds. Benefits from low interest rates; Structure of the bonds.
- Hot Housing Market Drives $66M Vermont Single-Family Sale. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;7/30/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31191, p40
Focuses on the bond deal by the Vermont Housing Finance Agency managed by UBS Paine Webber Inc. Features of the negotiation; Schedule for the sale closure; Prices of the bonds; Impact of the economy on the housing market.
- Vermont Housing Agency Preps $53M Single-Family Sale. Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;9/25/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32473, p38
The article reports on the plan of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency to sell $53.3 million of single-family housing bonds on September 27, 2006. The proceeds will finance about 300 mortgages for first-time home buyers throughout the state. Financial Security Assurance Inc. will insure the debt...
- Despite their risks, AMTs keep drawing yield-hunting buyers. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;07/09/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30679, p8
Focuses on the growing demand for alternative minimum tax (AMT) bonds in the United States. Evidence of the trend in the narrowing spread between AMT and non-AMT bonds; Consideration of AMT paper as a scarce commodity according to investment market analysts.
- Getting Clear of the AMT Isn't So Easy. Phillips, Ted // Bond Buyer;4/27/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33104, p1
The article focuses on the removal of the alternative minimum tax (AMT) for housing bonds under the Housing and Economic Reform Act. Municipal bond professionals in New York City have celebrated the end of the AMT. Its removal make housing bonds attractive to a wider range of investors and...
- Florida's Citizens $2B Deal Leads Slate Half as Big as Last Week's. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;4/27/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33104, p6
The article reports on the arrival of Florida bonds that will bring an estimated $6.28 billion in total issuance to the municipal market. The estimated figure was dominated by the sale of California's $6.85 billion taxable general obligation deal that includes $5.23 billion of Build America...
- Atlanta Set to Price $372M for Hartsfield. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;7/14/2011, Vol. 377 Issue 33549, p1
The article reports on the plan of the municipal government in Atlanta, Georgia to price the 372 million dollar of senior general revenue refunding bonds for its deal with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It states that the sale is anticipated to conclude with institutional...
- Just One Year for BABs? Schroeder, Peter // Investment Dealers' Digest;9/17/2010, Vol. 76 Issue 34, p9
The article offers information on the proposal of the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus to extend the Build America Bond (BAB) program for additional one year in the U.S. Once the Baucus bill is approved, it would extend the Recovery Zone bond programs by another one year to...