Harrisburg, Pa., plans to release in the next few weeks a request for qualifications for financial advisers to help it tackle $282 million of outstanding incinerator bonds it guarantees, as officials continue to work on a forbearance agreement for the debt.

The outside financial advisers would guide Harrisburg through potential debt restructuring plans and with the selling or leasing of municipal assets to help raise money to pay down a portion of the resource-recovery facility bonds. The city expects to release its RFQ in a couple of weeks, said Brian Hudson, executive director at the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Authority.

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