Income and Disability Assistance Earnings Exemptions Increases

Effective October 1, 2017 (September 20, 2017 assistance payment), earnings exemptions for people on income and disability assistance will increase by $200 a month.

The new monthly earnings exemption for a single person receiving income assistance will be $400, up from $200.

The new annual earnings exemption for a single person receiving disability assistance will be $12,000, up from $9,600.