New $ 660 monthly income payments to be issued to parents one week after delay
New $ 660 monthly income payments to be issued to parents one week after delay

New $ 660 monthly income payments to be issued to parents one week after delay

MONTHLY income payments worth $ 660, originally scheduled for today, have been pushed back.

Under Shreveport, Louisianas guaranteed income program, 110 eligible families will receive these payments for 12 months.

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The payment schedule has now been pushed back to March 8th

City only accepted applications for a week until January 17th.

While the selected participants were scheduled to receive payments on Monday, February 28, the city encountered a few issues and had to push the payout date back.

The city told The Sun that all participants must receive scholarships at the same time.

“Some selected participants did not respond within the deadline or somehow did not meet the criteria listed,” the mayor’s office said.

Thus, the payment date has been moved back to Tuesday, March 8th.

Who qualifies?

To receive the payments, a resident of the city must be a single parent with an income of 120% below the federal poverty line.

The city defines a single parent as a mother, father, stepparent, grandparent, caregiver, or legal guardian with a school-age child.

The child must have been at least three years old and younger than 20 years from August 2021.

Also, the city said that if you are unmarried, you can not live with a partner.

Read our Universal Basic Income live blog for the latest news and updates …

Other places that offer universal basic income

Across the country there is one number of states, cities and counties who run their own Universal Basic Income (UBI) programs.

This includes Los Angeles, New York State, Georgia and Phoenix.

Most of those who qualify for these UBI programs are low-income families or individuals, as well as those in financial need.

To run these programs, most cities and states use Covid aids from American Rescue Act.

For more on money, up to 70,000 Americans is set to receive stimulus checks worth up to $ 1,200 in two weeks.

You will need these five documents earn up to $ 22,503 from the IRS.

Also check the stimulus check and UBI application deadlines in the next month before time runs out.

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