WASHINGTON — Rating agencies have expressed serious concerns about the District of Columbia’s financial status, particularly regarding its foreclosure this month on a troubled hospital, according to a letter the chief financial officer sent to city officials Wednesday.

District CFO Natwar Gandhi told city officials in a two-page letter that rating analysts are especially concerned with the district’s July 9 foreclosure on the United Medical Center. That foreclosure means the hospital relies on the district to meet some of its payroll and supply obligations, officials said Wednesday.

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