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She clearly has someone to get her mail and packages. It’s like it said it’s only for the very elderly and people who live alone

Heather Duncan

How is it not fair? Her husband can clearly pick up her mail and packages. It’s not that I’d don’t have empathy but some people with disabilities make unrealistic demands.

Eric Watson

lol another entitled one demanding someone wipe their ass.


Boo Hoo! Another entitled snowflake!
Another example of a parental “Epic fail”.
Sorry honey life isn’t “fair”! You don’t qualify for
“Hardship” delivery if you have an able bodies person in the home.
If the Post office approved hardship delivery for every whiny person out there, carriers would have to work 24-7 to get a day’s mail delivered!
Since when do truly disabled people live in 3rd floor apartments with no elevators.

Tony McCollum

The Hardship Delivery program was updated years ago to no longer limit hardship service to those who live alone.


I guess you’ll have to prove that. If there is a able bodied person residing in the home you are not qualified for hardship delivery. Here’s the truth…Qualifying for “hardship mail delivery” can be intimidating. It is up to the discretion of the local postmaster that serves your neighborhood. The rules tend to favor the post office. In short, it states that if there is an able bodied adult living in the home such as a spouse, one does not generally qualify. It also states that if the mailbox is accessible in any way by the person with a disability… Read more »


That’s true, if you have a able person living with you, you are not completely unable, why do you live upstairs, and who takes your animals out for walks?
Keep up the good work USPS.


Every one wants their mail and packages to the door. And then complain that the dog got it or weather blew it away or got wet. But they want answer the door because they are too busy sitting on their behind playing on the internet. I take the packages but their mail goes in the box. They get mad if you don’t bring it ALL up, ha that’s why we have boxes. Some people have become ruin and lazy. They let the mail pile up in the box but want door service . Have so many wants to put a… Read more »


Idea for more postal revenue! how about charging for premium delivery service to door, say maybe $2.50 a day, $15 a week, or $60 a month, offer discount to pay $600 a year, that is still cheap for the extra service and time spent. (I know, it will never happen)


The Postal Service wishes it could charge customers for “hardship delivery” but unfortunately only Congress could approve those charges.
Under current law the USPS is required to deliver to every address, 6 days a week for free! That’s why hardship delivery requires customers to truly be disabled and not have any other way to retrieve your mail.
Hardship delivery is costly to the USPS. Mail delivered to the mailbox takes seconds. Hardship delivery to the third floor could take 5+ minutes.

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