LA County Launches Guaranteed Income Pilot

LA County Launches Guaranteed Income Pilot

A drone view of Los Angeles. (Getty/AleMoraes244) (Newser) – Los Angeles County is now accepting applications for its $1,000-a-month guaranteed income program. Under the pilot, called Breathe, 1,000 residents will be picked randomly from eligible applicants, KTLA reports. The money will be delivered through a county debit card monthly for three years, with no strings attached, "allowing participants to spend the money as they see fit to meet their needs," officials said. "It’s time that we trust that our residents know how best to meet their needs when given the resources to do so," Holly Mitchell, chair of the […]

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