EL MONTE (CBSLA) – The city of El Monte is moving forward with a guaranteed income pilot program for single mothers.
The program will provide $500 a month to 125 participants. On Tuesday, the El Monte City Council approved a contract with the RAND Corporation to manage the program.
Only single mothers with children under 18 are eligible to apply. They also must be below the poverty line and must have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s unclear when the program will begin accepting applications.Funding for the program is coming from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, passed by […]