Alameda, CA tests the impacts of guaranteed income payments with its Rise Up Alameda pilot
Alameda, CA Rise Up Guaranteed Income Payments Impacts Pilot
Rise Up Alameda issues $1,000 monthly payments to 150 randomly selected applicants for two years. Eligible residents are aged 18 or older and earn up to 50% of the city's Area Median Income. The application process was made accessible with a multi-lingual online application and three drop-in hubs. There are no restrictions on how the monthly payments are spent. City officials allocated $4.6 million in federal ARPA funding to fund the pilot with project partner Operation Dignity.
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Application Period Opens for Alameda’s Guaranteed Income Pilot Program
The City of Alameda’s guaranteed income pilot program, Rise Up Alameda, will begin accepting applications for eligible households at 9 am on Friday, September 8, 2023. To be considered for the program, all applications must be submitted by 9 am on Monday, September 18.
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