L.A. guaranteed income: Here’s who’s eligible for $1,000 monthly payments as part of pilot program
BIG LEAP is a pilot program that is giving THOUSANDS of dollars to residents, monthly The application process opened today at 8am. The program will give residents $1000 monthly for a year that can be spent any which way the resident prefers and is “unconditional,” mainly meaning you don’t have to pay it back.;
More than 3,200 applicants will be chosen at random to receive “unconditional,” recurring direct cash payments as part of the BIG:LEAP program — with no restrictions on how the money can be spent.
People can apply on bigleap.lacity.org starting 8 a.m. Friday. The 10-day application period closes on Nov. 7.
Angelenos that are randomly selected to participate will be asked to provide documentation to prove they meet these eligibility requirements:
- Must be an adult with at least one dependent, or be pregnant
- Must be a resident of the City of Los Angeles
- Must have an income at or below the federal poverty level
- Experienced medical or economic impact due to COVID-19
More Info on Project: Big LEAP