Welcome to Local 983

President Joe Puleo

Telephone Number 212-815-1983
Fax Number 212-815-1727

Brothers and Sisters, Welcome to Local 983's new website!

On our site, you can download forms, contracts and get benefit information, you can look up contact information for union representatives including shop stewards; you can read the latest media covering the hard work of our members and union issues at In The News: To find out what we do and who we represent click on About Us.

You can also learn about up coming meetings on our Calendar page. We’ll also be putting up photos of Union events, both celebrations and struggles in our Events page.

So please go up to the site's navigational bar on top and click away.

We hope the sisters and brothers of our local, as well as visitors interested in who we are and what we do, will find the site both useful and informative. We have tried to make it easy for our members to find your benefit information and forms.

If you ever have any questions or need assistance, feel free to contact the union office. Our number is 212- 815-1983.

Is NOW the Right Time to Refinance?

Is NOW the Right Time to Refinance? MEHP Can Help

The DC 37 Municipal Employees Housing Program staff and its mortgage consultants can help you make an informed decision.

Mortgage interest rates can change almost daily, and significant swings can occur from one day to the next.

And particularly in our geographic area, where homes are heavily financed, even small changes in interest rates can have a significant impact on a homeowner’s budget.

Although many analysts have been predicting dramatic lows in interest rates in the months to come, others are cautioning against anticipated peaks and rate increases as government relief begins to flow through our economy.

And given the recent economic slowdown and record unemployment figures, some economists are predicting a significant decline in property values in the coming months.

With so much uncertainty from one day to the next, knowing if and when to make a move on refinancing your home loan may be a difficult decision.

Our housing specialists are available to discuss the impact of the current economic climate, what these changes may mean for you, and how you can best benefit financially during this wild market ride. In some cases “staying the course” may be your best bet, but it is always important that you have the right information available to you so that you can make the smartest choice given your own personal circumstances.

We encourage our members who have decided to refinance or cash out on their home’s equity to consider all of their options before acting and to take full advantage of the DC 37 Municipal Employees Housing Program in making their decision. Our dedicated team of experienced mortgage professionals is here to help you make the right long term financial decision.

MELS attorneys are available to assist with closings on mortgages and refinancing. To speak with an attorney, please call 212-815-1111, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To speak with a DC 37 mortgage professional, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 212-815-1139 or 845-541-8993.



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Local 983 Events Calendar

December 2020
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Tue Nov 03 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
Executive Board Meeting
Tue Nov 03 @ 6:00PM -
General Membership Meeting

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