For SSI, they have a complicated way of calculating what they consider “fair share.” If you live with parents, they also ask parents if they are charging you the same amount they would charge any other person. If someone else is paying your share, your SSI check will be a lower amount.

I am very confused.

And to receive SSI, … Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Along with proof you’ve been paying rent every month. If you are given a house, it will lower SSI for one month, and will then be excluded as a resource (as long as you live in it). Neither of these things would cause you to lose your benefits, as long as your finances are separate. I’m not sure what side of the line we are on! If it is spouse or minor children, it’s automatically considered shared. Beneficiaries can own a house and lot where they are living; however, other properties are … You can attach any documentation you have that shows that you are living in a separate unit – including registration from the town. The answer to this question starts with an understanding that there are two types of disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). This may be a useful option for individuals who would rather pay their taxes gradually than as a lump sum when they file their returns. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms, Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. I get ssi and social security.  Free food or housing in the form of a loan – If someone gives you free food or housing this will lower your SSI check. She needs a payee. SSI disability beneficiaries can own the home and land they live on, but other property will be counted as an asset. I’m not totally sure of the question, but if dad is the only one on SSI and paying full rent and utilities and not sharing finances, your income won’t impact him. If he is still on SSI…. There are limits on how much and which property the SSA can account for when trying to determine your SSI benefits. Although the medical requirements are the same for both programs, the technical qualifications are vastly different. Other property that is excluded from SSI determination, but subject to exceptions include: I had a friend who is a Tallahassee lawyer ask me recently about the difference between these two programs. There are some Social Security policies that allow gifts of cash or money without impacting SSI: Special Needs Trust – There are special laws and policies in place that protect special needs trusts. Hope this helps. Question #2: If I sell the house, how do the expenses get paid? How will I know if my ssi will go up if my rent goes up? Do I Have to Claim Income if I Am Selling Property on a Land Contract? Depends. There are special rules for this.