City to Consider Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Program at Meeting

City to Consider Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Program at Meeting

The Alameda City Council will consider whether to implement a Guaranteed Basic Income (GBI) pilot program, designed to help Alameda’s most vulnerable residents who are disproportionately affected by a wide range of financial challenges.

Council will hear a presentation from city staff on the topic at its May 17 meeting. At a July 2021 meeting, council requested a report about the development of a GBI program.

GBI programs provide a flat monthly cash payment to a defined population of residents. These programs are distinct from other financial assistance programs in that they are unconditional, unrestricted, and include regular payments for a […]

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