Long Beach guaranteed income program on track to start payments by early this summer

Long Beach guaranteed income program on track to start payments by early this summer

The Long Beach Civic Center. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova. The city of Long Beach is one step closer to administering $500 monthly payments to single-parent households in its poorest neighborhood.

Payments may begin as early as this summer, according to city officials.

The Long Beach Guaranteed Income Pilot program will give the monthly stipend for a year to up to 500 single-parent households in the 90813 ZIP code, which includes parts of Central and West Long Beach. The area has the highest concentration of poverty within the city and was one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.In addition […]

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