Bond Rate - Agencies

What Our Rating Agencies Say About Us… bond rating agencies

"The 'AAA' rating on Fairfax County, Va.'s series 2007A GO bonds reflects the county’s:

  • Strong, deep, and affluent economy that serves as a principal anchor for the greater Washington, D.C. region;
  • Substantial tax base and property wealth;
  • Excellent financial management; and
  • Moderate overall debt burden, in light of a large capital improvement plan (CIP)"

    - Standard & Poor's January 2007


  • "Fairfax County's 'AAA' rating reflects its strong, diverse economic base, with high wealth levels and low unemployment, excellent financial planning and management, and a low debt burden."

  • "The county's finances are well managed, adhering to long-standing policy guidelines, and include detailed planning for capital and operating needs."

  • "County debt levels are low to moderate."

    - FitchRatings, January 2007


  • "Moody's expects stability from the county's taxbase given its favorable location, expanding high-end employment base, and strong wealth levels."

  • "The county continues its practice of strong budgetary control of spending and a conscientious reliance on a number of self-imposed financial and debt management guidelines."

    - Moody's Investors Service, January 2007

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