About the Research and Education Department

The APWU Research & Education Department coordinates the union’s research and educational programs, and serves as a clearinghouse for information on labor studies. 

Avoiding Foreclosure on Your Home

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, millions of people are facing foreclosure and financial difficulties. There are actions that homeowners can take and programs that are available to assist. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offer the following checklist to improve your chances of keeping ownership of your home:

Don’t ignore the problem – The further behind you become, the harder it will be to reinstate your loan and the more likely that you will lose your house.

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