With the help of a new income program. More than 170,000 low income households applied and will be helped. The city estimates that about 5,000 low income houses will benefit from the new chicago resilient communities pilot plan. This program will provide the households with a steady cash flow. It is said that families that are eligible will get up to $500 for 12 months. This is looking like a step in the right direction for Chicagoans everywhere.