Obligation bond

Obligation bond

A municipal bond with a face value greater than the value of the underlying property. The difference is designed to compensate the lender for costs exceeding the mortgage value.

Obligation Bond

In the United States, a municipal bond in which the face value is greater than the value of the property or project securing it. An obligation bond requires the issuing municipality to pledge its revenue to finish paying the bond. These bonds are intentionally designed this way and are used to compensate bondholders for any costs they incur that exceed the value of the project or purchase the bond is intended to finance.
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The MOA stated that Irwindale proposed to finance the stadium by issuing general obligation bonds.