Ranking Motion: Moody’s assigns Aa1 to MN Housing’s Rental Housing Bonds 2022 Collection C; outlook stableGlobal Credit score Analysis – 01 Sep 2022New York, September 01, 2022 — Moody’s Traders Service has assigned a Aa1 ranking to Minnesota Housing Finance Company’s (Minnesota Housing or MHFA) proposed $10.5 million Rental Housing Bonds, 2022 Collection C (Non-AMT). We additionally preserve the Aa1 rankings on $49.four million of excellent Rental Housing Bonds (RHB or Program) parity debt. The outlook is secure.RATINGS RATIONALEThe Aa1 ranking project relies on the overall obligation (GO) pledge of Minnesota Housing Finance Company (Aa1/Secure), additional enhanced by the traditionally robust monetary profile and efficiency of the Program. The persistently strong monetary operations underlying the GO pledge is evidenced by a five-year common profitability of roughly 19% and an asset-to-debt ratio averaging 1.3x, indicating robust overcollateralization of company debt.RATING OUTLOOKThe secure outlook displays expectations of continued robust working efficiency and upkeep of ample steadiness sheet sources each inside the RHB indenture in addition to by way of the Minnesota Housing’s general common obligation pledge.FACTORS THAT COULD LEAD TO AN UPGRADE OF THE RATING- Improve of Minnesota Housing’s issuer ratingFACTORS THAT COULD LEAD TO A DOWNGRADE OF THE RATING- Downgrade of Minnesota Housing’s issuer ratingLEGAL SECURITYThe 2022 Collection C bonds are common obligations of Minnesota Housing, and additional secured by a pledge of revenues and belongings underneath the RHB Decision which embody bond proceeds, mortgage loans, investments, revenues and different belongings.USE OF PROCEEDSProceeds of the 2022 Collection C bonds will fund a short-term first-lien bridge mortgage for acquisition, development and equipping of a multifamily housing improvement to be referred to as The Lumin at Highland Bridge, a 60-unit residential constructing positioned in Saint Paul, MN. The bridge mortgage is anticipated to be repaid from tax credit score fairness and one long-term finish mortgage from MN Housing. The bridge mortgage won’t be credit score enhanced.PROFILEMinnesota Housing is an company of the state of Minnesota, created in 1971 and approved to challenge bonds to additional inexpensive housing within the state. The Company has no taxing energy. The Rental Housing Bonds decision was established in 1988 to finance multifamily rental developments that can additional promote inexpensive housing within the state.METHODOLOGYThe principal methodology used on this ranking was US Housing Finance Company Issuer Rankings Methodology printed in October 2019 and accessible at https://rankings.moodys.com/api/rmc-documents/62559. 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