CDFA Bond Finance Update - March 20, 2018
CDFA Releases 2018 Policy Agenda
The Council of Development Finance Agencies is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 CDFA Policy Agenda. The policy areas highlighted seek to address market-based challenges to capital formation, access, and private leverage. To view the agenda, click here
Senate Passes S. 2155, Approves Treatment of Munis as HQLA
The Senate has passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155), a bill that would, among other things, treat investment grade municipal securities that are readily-marketable as level 2B liquid assets
MassDevelopment Issues $65M Tax-Exempt Bond
NEC Member MassDevelopment recently issued a $65.6 million tax-exempt bond for Lawrence General Hospital, an acute care community hospital serving the Merrimack Valley region in Massachusetts.
Boynton Beach, FL Moves Forward with $118M Redevelopment
Boynton Beach officials have given the final OK to pay about $118 million to redevelop 16 acres off Boynton Beach Boulevard into a pedestrian-friendly, town center to live, work and play.
PFA to Provide $140M in TEBs for Hotel Project
The Public Finance Authority will issue $140 million of tax-exempt bonds on behalf of the Lombard Public Facilities Corporation to refinance the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, IL. The restructuring frees up money to reinvest millions in necessary facility upgrades and improvements to the hotel.
Submit Your Proposal to Present at the 2018 CDFA National Summit
CDFA needs your help to source deals, projects and programs and will be accepting submissions for potential deals, projects and program presentations. If selected, each speaker will be given one complimentary registration to attend the CDFA National Summit.
Ameresco Partners with School District for Energy Contract
Ameresco is assisting the district with securing incentives, tax credits, loans and bonds, and has already helped the District in securing an SB1149 reimbursement of nearly $550,000 for the project, as well as Energy Trust of Oregon (ETO) incentives totaling around $70,000.
Combining TEBs with P3s under Current Law
Micheal Cullers of Squire Patton Boggs provides insight into how a typical stadium bond deal structure can provide a pathway for P3 projects to access tax-exempt debt.
New York Authority Issuing $18.5M in Solar-Panel Bonds
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is issuing a new round of green revenue bonds totaling $18.5 million to finance local residential solar-panel installations.
Olympic Legacy Foundation Requests $19.5M Issuance
The Olympic Legacy Foundation requested the county serve as a conduit for a $19.5 million tax-free municipal bond to finance infrastructure projects in Summit and Salt Lake counties.
Hawkins Advisory: Municipal Market Regulatory Update
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP | Mar. 20 |
Weekly Rate Update
KPM Financial | Mar. 20 |
Weekly Market Outlook
Moody's Analytics | Mar. 20 |
CDFA Federal Financing Webinar Series: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
April 12, 2018 - 2:00 PM Eastern
In this webinar, CDFA will convene transportation and infrastructure experts to discuss the financing tools available through the DOT. The main focus of the webinar will be on the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA), Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grants, and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Program.
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The latest municipal finance headlines from The Bond Buyer.
New CRS Report Details PAB Expansions
A newly updated report by the Congressional Research Service details how Congress has expanded private activity bonds to 27 different uses from their original purpose as industrial revenue bonds.
Natchez, MS Moves Closer to Refinancing $7M
Natchez moved a step closer toward the refinancing of more than $7 million in debt on the Natchez Convention Center. Natchez aldermen voted to hire an underwriter to aid in the refinancing and a "swap adviser" to terminate a complicated financial arrangement created in 2006 to allow the refinancing to proceed.
NJ Bill Would Spur Munis for Commercial Real Estate Development
New Jersey lawmakers are tackling legislation that would create an easier path for developers to finance large-scale economic development projects with bonds. The state assembly has approved a bill designed to let developers issue bonds through host municipalities backed by NJEDA.
CDFA is proud to partner with The Bond Buyer as our Official Media Sponsor. Read more about this partnership and all of its benefits here.
|Bond Finance Headlines|
Community Development Partners Opens Housing for Homeless Veterans
PR Newswire | Mar. 19 |
Greystone Affordable Development Closes Financing of $38.5M Transaction
GlobeNewswire | Mar. 19 |
3 Things Governments Should Know About the Banking Bill
Governing | Mar. 16 |
Philadelphia Schools Deal Tops $3.1B U.S. Muni Bond Sales
Reuters | Mar. 16 |
KS House Panel Considers Bill Rescinding Law Limiting Issuance of School Bonds
cjonline.com | Mar. 13 |
University of Connecticut to Issue Special Obligation Bonds
MuniNet Guide | Mar. 12 |
Spiegel Associates Arranges $9M Construction Loan for Lippitt Mill
Nerej | Mar. 9 |
Amazon Enters Missouri with 1,500-Job Fulfillment Center
Thomas | Mar. 8 |
Kansas Lawmakers Giving STAR Bonds, Economic Incentives, A Hard Look
KCUR | Mar. 8 |
12 Vermont Towns Agree to Form Internet Municipality
U.S. News | Mar. 7 |
What Muni Market Groups are Saying About TEFRA Rules for PABs
The Bond Buyer | Mar. 7 |
Governors, Mayors Urge Action on Public Buildings Renewal Act
The Bond Buyer | Mar. 6 |
Supervisors Move to Issue Bond Debt for Industrial Park
Daily Journal | Mar. 6 |
Distribution Facility Project Aims for $14.5M IDB
St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Mar. 6 |
IRS Releases Adjusted 2018 Caps for LIHTCs, PABs
Novogradac & Company | Mar. 5 |
What State and Local Officials Want Congress to do with PABs
The Bond Buyer | Mar. 2 |
President Proposes Boost to Maritime Infrastructure Investment
JD Supra | Mar. 2 |
AR Organizations Support Water Infrastructure Bill
Newton County Times | Mar. 2 |
Trump Infrastructure Plan Expands PABs, Light on Tax Credits
Novogradac & Company LLP | Mar. 1 |
Franklin County to Borrow $55M for Courthouse Project
Herald Mail Media | Mar. 1 |
Hultgren and Ruppersberger Intro Legislation to Restore Advance Refundings
Office of Rep. Randy Hultgren | Feb. 24 |
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