Guaranteed Basic Income Program Coming to Alameda

Guaranteed Basic Income Program Coming to Alameda

City Council Approves $4.6 Million for GBI Pilot Program

On Tuesday, May 17, City Council resolved to appropriate $4,600,000 of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funds for a Guaranteed Basic Income pilot program. The program aims to provide additional economic stability to Alameda’s most vulnerable residents. The pilot program will pay $1,000 per month for 24 months to 150 low-income households. The anticipated time frame for program launch is the first half of 2023. Background

Guaranteed Basic Income (GBI) (also known as Universal Basic Income ) programs provide a flat monthly cash payment to a defined population. These […]

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