Mayors for a Guaranteed Income: Houston Launches Pilot Guaranteed Income Program to Help Impoverished Residents

HOUSTON, Texas — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced May 19 a one-year guaranteed income pilot program in conjunction with the Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity designed to help impoverished residents.

The program partners with Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, a coalition of more than 60 mayors committed to advancing a guaranteed federal income, with recurring direct cash payments to the poor and middle class, according to a news release dated March 19. may.

A total of 110 program participants will receive $375 per month, for a total of $4,500 per year. According to the release, the program will […]

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