Penn to jointly operate one of Philadelphia’s two upcoming guaranteed income pilots

Penn to jointly operate one of Philadelphia's two upcoming guaranteed income pilots

City Hall on March 2, 2021. Credit: Maya Pratt Penn will jointly operate one of Philadelphia’s two experimental pilot programs studying the impact of guaranteed income policies on the city’s low-income population.

The University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia’s Housing Development Corporation will jointly operate one of the initiatives, which will focus on housing and be launched in the spring , the Inquirer reported. Philadelphia’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity will execute the other program , which will run for at least a year, providing roughly 60 people with $500 per month to spend at their discretion.

The first initiative will […]

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