Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. CHICAGO — A county program will give people $500 per month in cash assistance for two years — and applications are now open.
People can apply to the Cook County Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot from Thursday through Oct. 21, according to a news release. Cook County residents who are eligible can apply here .
The program will send monthly payments of $500 to 3,250 residents for two years, according to the county. Payments are expected to begin in December.The $42 million investment is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, the Biden administration’s measure to […]