Currier vs. United States Postal Service
Amicus Brief in Support of Homeless Persons' Right to Receive Mail by Obtaining Free P.O. Boxes
NLCHP filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals
in a lawsuit challenging the United States Postal Service (USPS) for refusing
to provide homeless people with free Post Office (PO) Boxes.
Federal law requires USPS to provide a free PO Box to anyone
who cannot receive carrier delivery service.
However, the agency interpreted the law to exclude homeless people.
This class action suit was filed on behalf of homeless
people is Seattle, Washington.