Avoiding SSI Reductions When An Adult With Disabilities Lives With Family
By Neal A. Winston, CELA
When individuals with disabilities live with family members, it can complicate their eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Since SSI’s monthly cash payments are meant to pay for food and shelter, contributions from others for such living expenses may reduce SSI or could disqualify the beneficiary completely.
With planning, that can be avoided. SSI rules are complicated,…