Newlyweds in Japan Can Receive Up To 600,000 Yen To Help Pay Rent, Other Expenses
NEWLYWEDS – The newlyweds in Japan can receive up to 600,000 yen to help them pay rent and other expenses.
Several villages in Japan are eerily quiet. You won’t hear the laughter of children playing on the streets or cheerful voices. The government is now trying to inject some life back into some villages.
Japan government recently announced good news for all the couples who are planning to tie the knot next year. This program will surely help the couple who has a bit of financial problems.
Based on a report from Kyodo News, newly married couples in Japan can receive 600,000 yen or $5,700 to help them pay their rent and other expenses to help them start a new life starting next April. On Sunday, government sources said the couple who are living in a municipality may avail of Japan’s Honeymoon Support Program.
Some Japanese marry late or stay single due to their country’s ultralight birthrate. Sources at the Cabinet Office said the government is making a move to increase the number of marriages in Japan by upgrading their support program and provide larger sum and cover more newlyweds.
According to the report, to be eligible for Japan’s Honeymoon Support Program, the couple must have a combined income of less than 5.4M yen, from 35 yrs of age and 4.8M yen in current condition for aid up to 300,000 yen. They also must be under 40 years of age.
Based on the report, only 281 municipalities, or 15% of all towns, villages, and cities in the country have adopted the Honeymoon Support Program.
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