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Seattle gave low-income residents $500 a month no strings attached. Employment rates nearly doubled.

finance.yahoo.com Seattle gave low-income residents $500 a month no strings attached. Employment rates nearly doubled.

A guaranteed basic income program pilot in Seattle gave 102 low-income residents $500 monthly. Employment among the participants nearly doubled.

Seattle gave low-income residents $500 a month no strings attached. Employment rates nearly doubled.

cross-posted from: https://piefed.social/post/92667

  • A Seattle basic income pilot gave low-income residents $500 a month, nearly doubling employment rates.

  • Some participants reported getting new housing, while others saw their employment incomes rise.

  • Basic income pilots nationwide have seen noteworthy success, despite conservative opposition.

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