Monthly direct payments : Here’s how you can apply for $500 a month in direct payments from a $22 million pot in the final hours of the application period.
There is just one more day left to apply for a guaranteed income program that will provide monthly assistance for a year and a half.
You have until Monday, July 31, to apply for Rise Up Cambridge if you live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Rise Up Cambridge initiative is intended to help 2,000 low-income residents pay for basic necessities in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
There are no strings attached to the $500 payments, so recipients can use the money however they wish.
June 1 marked the beginning of the application period for the program.
Monthly direct payments ELIGIBILITY
It is required that eligible recipients be 18 years of age or older, make less than 250 percent of the federal poverty level, and have at least one child under 21 years of age living with them.
For a household of two to qualify, the annual income must not exceed $41,198.
Payments will be made on a rolling basis after an application has been received and approved.
All households that meet the criteria will be approved by Rise Up Cambridge.
Applicants have until August 1 to submit their applications, so there is not much more time to do so.
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In addition, people who qualify for a large class action settlement do not have much more time to file a claim.
Mattress Firm’s $4.9million class action lawsuit has a deadline of August 4 for claimants to submit their documents.
According to the lawsuit, Bed Tech’s HR Platform bed frame was defective and prone to collapsing.
Class members who purchased the HR33, HR33XL, HR46, HR50, HR60, or HR66 models between April 8, 2015, and April 8, 2021, are eligible.
The settlement included a denial of any wrongdoing by Mattress Firm
You can still get a $125 Bed Tech gift card if you didn’t return your frame.
Depending on the size of the model, recipients can receive between $73.98 and $115.68 for returning their bed frames.
Thousands of other Americans do not have to wait for highly anticipated paychecks.
The first monthly payment for SSI recipients since late June will be received on August 1.
Social Security payments will be sent out on August 3.