Residents of Cook County may Eligible for $500 Monthly Checks Under the Guaranteed Income Pilot Programme
Chicago reports Cook County residents may now apply for the new “Promise” guaranteed income trial programme. The county began accepting applications on Thursday.
For the next two years, more than 3,000 Cook residents will receive $500 monthly cash handouts.
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One of the eligibility conditions for applicants is a family income of at least 250% of the federal poverty threshold.
In the future, the county aims to make the trial programme permanent.