Less transparency provided on U.S. Postal Service post office leases


Linn’s Stamp: For years, the United States Postal Service has published on its website information about the rent it pays for postal facilities across the nation.

The “Leased Facilities Report” became a valuable index that real estate brokers and others used to judge the value of business properties.

But no more.

As Steve Bahnsen of Chicago, who has collected U.S. mint single stamps for more than 50 years, recently discovered, the Postal Service has removed the rent paid information for its website.  Read more.