UBI Direct Payments: Thousands
Of Americans Eligible
There are dozens of cities and states offering thousands of dollars in universal basic income (UBI) to Americans.
Alaska has been issuing payments to its inhabitants under the Permanent Fund Dividend for quite some time.
The Alexandria guaranteed income pilot programme will provide each of its 150 participants with $500 each month for the next two years.
Families who are having difficulty making ends meet in the Phoenix, Arizona area are eligible to get debit cards worth $1,000 for a period of one year.
The Georgia Resilience and Opportunity Fund will provide $850 monthly payments to at least 650 Black women in Atlanta, Georgia over the next two years.
Birmingham, Alabama provides guaranteed income to single mothers. A total of 110 mothers will receive $375 per month for a year.
This city near Boston provides guaranteed income to 120 people. They will receive $500 every month for the next 18 months.
According to a source In Chelsea, Massachusetts, 2,000 qualified people get a monthly stipend ranging from $200 to $400.
As part of Chicago's Resilient Communities pilot initiative, 5,000 low-income people will receive $500 per month for a year.
The previous year, one hundred fathers in Columbia with low incomes each received a debit card with a value of $500.
In addition, for the next 24 months, the Cook County Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot will give $500 monthly payments to 3,250 county residents.
11. Cook County