The USA to gain from a potential payment of $1000 each and every month for a period of one year.

Austin, Texas might provide a universal basic income trial program.

The municipal council authorized the proposal in May for 135 households. 

The local government works with UpTogether to improve the community through the Guaranteed Income Pilot Program.

The council is considering the 135 beneficiaries for the pilot project.

Austin's city council determined in May that administering a guaranteed income pilot ...

...and distributing unrestricted cash are public purposes. 

Studies and project assessments reveal that one of the most successful and efficient ways...

...to help families advance economic growth, public health, and public safety.

deploy direct cash assistance programmes that put money usage decisions in the hands of individuals directly impacted.

Who is eligible for the UBI Payments?

The board revised its qualifying rules on August 1, 2022. People must now be:

Have a household income below 60% of the Area Median Family Income ($66,180 for a family of four).

Not having received financing from UpTogether's 12-month trial from March 2021-March 2022.

A household has been 2 or more months overdue on rent in the preceding year.

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