Moody's affirms OKC's AAA bond rating

Published Monday, March 4, 2019
by Chamber Staff

We’re always talking about how especially fantastic OKC is to live in from a financial perspective—it’s one of the top 15 cities where high quality, low-cost living is very achievable and the housing market is ranked as the third most affordable in a survey of over 300 cities—and now for the ninth year in a row, OKC’s municipal financial management has resulted in the highest bond rating by Moody’s Investor Service. This is important because, according to the press release on OKC.gov, “The Moody’s report puts Oklahoma City in an elite group of major American municipalities with the highest possible rating. It allows the City to sell bonds at lower interest rates and spend more on streets, bridges, sidewalks, trails, park improvements and more.”

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