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Stimulus UBI payments worth $500 per month approved in California

One city in California recently approved a UBI pilot program that works similarly to stimulus payments, paying $500 per month.

cash stimulus and ubi payments residents in Mountain View, California can see

Instead of paying residents a stimulus check once, qualifying residents will see payments once per month for 12 months.

166 people will see the $500 monthly payments.

The program will cost around $1 million dollars and be funded with COVID-19 relief funds.

$580,500 was also approved to be used from the general non-operating fund the city owns.

Mountain View UBI Stimulus payments explained

The 166 people who qualify would see a total of $6,000 over the course of one year.

If there is additional funding, the program could last two years instead of just one.

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Eligibility for the payments

In order to be eligible, you must meet specific criteria.

You need to be a Mountain View resident during the entire program when you’re receiving payments.

A child under the age of 18 must be dependent on you to see the stimulus UBI payment.

Your income must be 30% of the AMI for the Mountain View area.

Immigration status does not matter and you may apply regardless.

Applications aren’t yet being accepted, but you may sign up to join an interest list here to be notified of any updates.

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