Odessa, TX asked in Public Benefits for Arizona

Q: I have a brother recieving SSI that lives in the same home I do? Will I be able to work without his ssi being taken?

The younger brother lives in the same home I do. He's recieving ssi for a disability and has never worked. I'm planning to move in the next 9 months and need to work ASAP so that I can get all the money saved up. My concern is that if I start working while living in the same home the government will assume he's being taken care of by me and cut off his ssi or lower his ssi amount. I've looked online and any government website is very confusing on their wording. So my question is will they cut off his check or lower the amount he receives just because I start working or is this ssi he receives not able to be touched or is there a way to get around all this lol. Thank you for your time

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Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: There aren't a lot of lawyers on this site answering Arizona social security/disability questions. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool to look for lawyers.

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