West Hollywood Pilot for Guaranteed Income
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED!
About the Program
The West Hollywood Pilot for Guaranteed Income (WHPGI) provides cash-based assistance to low-income West Hollywood residents, age 50+. Goals of WHPGI include securing and achieving housing stability, housing retention, poverty reduction, and an improvement of social isolation.
Empowering Older Adults
18 months of unconditional income
$1000 in monthly cash assistance
A Partnership Between
How It Works
WHPGI will provide 25 randomly selected, older adults with $1,000/month of unconditional supplemental income for 18 months.
To be eligible for the WHPGI program, you must meet all the following requirements:
- 50 or older as of August 1st, 2022
- Currently reside within the boundaries of the City of West Hollywood, CA
- Have an annual household income equal to, or less than, Very Low Income (50% Area Median Income) for the metropolitan area of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Glendale as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (see table below)
Learn More About Guaranteed Income
There are a growing number of guaranteed income pilots that target specific demographics, populations, and geographic locations in response to systemic and institutional barriers which make it difficult to achieve financial mobility. Below are a sampling of national and regional programs.
Help Us Increase Our Reach!
This program was made possible with the assistance of donors like you. Your generous contribution will help us to increase the program reach, allowing us to serve more communities suffering from financial instability within Los Angeles County.