Federal stimulus checks are a thing of the past, and now state stimulus and UBI payments and programs have been created.
As Americans continue to struggle with paying for gas and groceries, states are taking notice and doing something about it.
Here are 11 places in the U.S. where UBI programs are happening instead of just one time stimulus payments
Paterson, New Jersey has a UBI program that’s coming to an end after giving 110 residents $400 per month for one year starting in July of 2021.
Philadelphia started their UBI program in March with 60 people, giving them $500 per month for one year.
Providence, Rhode Island is helping residents by sending 110 people $500 per month for one year.
Richmond, Virginia is paying residents a monthly payment of $500 who are low income that did not qualify for federal aid.
Rochester, New York, is preparing for a UBI two year pilot program that pays $500 to 175 low income families for 12 months.
The next year, 175 different families with qualify for the UBI stimulus payments.
100 young parents at Santa Fe Community College will be given $400 per month for one year.
110 residents in Shreveport, Louisiana started getting $660 per month for one year.
These residents are single parents with incomes 120% below the federal poverty line.
150 families in South San Francisco are seeing $500 per month for one year.
In Washington, D.C., 142 new or pregnant mothers in Wards 5, 7 and 8 could qualify for $900 per month.
West Hollywood, California is giving 25 residents ages 50 and up $1,000 per month for 18 months.
While these aren’t one off stimulus checks like some states are doing, they’re helpful to those that need it.
Maine is currently sending qualifying residents stimulus checks worth $850.
The governor of Pennsylvania is currently working to pass his proposal. This is ahead of the June 30 budget that would send residents stimulus payments of $2,000.