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Florida's Population Boom Helps Fuel Demand for Dirt Bonds

While the bonds are benefiting from a stronger housing market, land-backed debt accounts for 25 percent of payment failures in the $3.8 trillion municipal market. Of the $9.3 billion of municipal debt in default -- excluding Puerto Rico -- $2.3 billion, the largest portion, are dirt bonds, according to Municipal Market Analytics.

Tim Holler