SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI)GENERAL INFORMATION
SSI MONTHLY FEDERAL BENEFIT RATES FBRs) AND LIVING ARRANGEMENTS
See the charts below to determine the maximum SSI benefit you can get in the following living arrangements if:
your State does not add to the SSI monthly FBR; and
you have no countable income (see our chapter on countable income for more information).
However, depending on what State you live in, you may receive a supplemental payment. Some States contribute to the total amount payable to SSI beneficiaries. This amount varies from State to State. See SSI Benefits on page 15 for more information on the State supplement. The chart below refers to the amount you get from the federal government only, provided you or your spouse does not receive any other countable income.
|Live alone or pay your share
of food and housing costs
|Live in the household of another||January 2013|
|Live in a Medicaid Institution||January 2013|
|Amounts given are general guidelines only. For more information about living arrangements, see our chapter on LIVING ARRANGEMENTS and the SSI Spotlight on Living Arrangements.|
SSI RESOURCE LIMITS
You can get SSI in all States, if we count the things you own, and they are worth less than the following:
|Resource Limits||January 2013|
|We do not count all of the things you own as a resource. For more information about resources, see our chapter on RESOURCES and the SSI Spotlight on Resources.|