WASHINGTON — Anne Arundel ­County, Md., today expects to competitively price $185.7 million of general obligation bonds, including its first Build America Bonds, as it faces negative credit pressures stemming from the housing market.

The county’s outstanding debt of about $1 billion last week was downgraded by Fitch Ratings to AA from AA-plus, while Moody’s Investors Service placed a negative outlook on its Aa1 rating. Standard & Poor’s rates the credit AAA.

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