Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity to provide guaranteed income to underserved population

Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity to provide guaranteed income to underserved population

The Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity announced an income pilot program that will give over 100 residents $4,500 over a one-year period.

The Houston Equity Fund, which recently raised $25 million , will disperse $375 monthly stipends to 110 of Houston’s most underserved and under-resourced individuals. This program aligns with the fund’s goal of progressing toward a more equitable and prosperous city, according to a press release.

The program is in partnership with the Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, which is a coalition of more than 60 mayors committed to advancing a federal guaranteed income that provides recurring […]

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