Net Debt to Assessed Valuation
Definition - What does Net Debt to Assessed Valuation mean?
Net Debt to Assessed Valuation A measure of the municipal issuer’s ability to meet its debt obligations and to raise additional revenue through property taxes.
Testopedia explains Net Debt to Assessed Valuation
When evaluating the safety and quality of a municipal GO bond it is important to understand how much debt the municipality has issued relative to the value of the property within the issuer's boarders. The revenue to support the issuer's debt service comes from property taxes. The lower the net debt is relative to the assessed value of the property the safer the bonds are.