For residents with a Centralized/Cluster/Community Mailbox, you will need to visit the U.S. Post Office (USPS) that services your area/property. Mailboxes are owned by the USPS and are federal property; they are not owned by the city/public/property/hoa/landlord. Therefore, in order to receive keys for such a mailbox; one of the parties on the lease will need to visit the local post office with the following:
- Lease Agreement
- Valid Government issued ID
How to locate the USPS office that services your area/property:
- Call: (800) 275-8777
- Online: USPS Office Locations
- Drop-down: Post Offices
- Enter: Zip Code
- Online: Google: Closest Postal Location
GPS enabled and should be done from the property or manual manipulation of the map view to find the closest office to the property.
Time: Keys may be issued upon the initial visit or take 3-5 business days receive.
Tips: USPS Mailbox Tips
The USPS postmaster will provide a key(s) (limit 2), which requires a new lock and minimal fee.
USPS fees are the responsibility of the tenant(s) and are approximately $20 (subject to change) and payable to the USPS.
NOTE: Key(s) are assigned to the tenant(s) for their personnel use; not the Property Landlord/Manager/Owner.