Several checks are available across the United States. These payments have some eligibility requirements and some deadlines. In case you do not know, there are some Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Programs. They are checks you get and have no strings attached.
So, once you are eligible you can do with that money what suits you best. Most of them have no citizenship requirements, although you must live in the corresponding state. These checks have a great and positive effect on low-income families.
Though you might always be late for the application process, there are some you are in time to apply. It is the case of Cambridge and the City of Alameda. Both Universal Basic Income Programs are about to start the application process. They could be checks worth $500 in Cambridge or $1,000 in Alameda.
What check payments are taking place in California?
The City of El Monte will be sending sends checks to 125 residents who qualified. This $500 will come in the form of an Electronic Benefits Transfer card. The first payment took place back in March 2023. Those who could claim it were single women with children younger than 18 years old. Low incomes are a must.
Another one is the Pathway to Income Equity in Sonoma. In this case, there are 305 beneficiaries who live there. Randomly, they will receive 500-dollar checks for two years. Having a low income, being pregnant, or being a parent of a child up to 6 years of age are the requirements.
Which Universal Basic Income Program is available in Cambridge, Massachusetts?
It is the Rise Up Cambridge program. Residents in Cambridge will be able to file from June 1 to July 31. It is for low-income households and it gives checks of 500 dollars too. In total, there will be 2,000 recipients collecting checks for 1 year and six months.
Eligible citizens in Iowa will also receive 500 dollars in two years’ time. In their case, it is from the UpLift program. Residents that once more do not have enough money and resources were those who could apply. Having a dependent was a must. Only 110 beneficiaries could get it though. More than 6,000 people applied to claim the checks.
As for New York, there will be a pilot program that becomes permanent. This will be the Bridge Project. Helping mums bring up their first child is their goal. The amount of money they could collect is 1,000 dollars per month for one year and a half. After that, $500 checks for 18 months.