Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Articles about Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from Nash Disability Law in Chicago. We help Chicago people win disability benefits,

The Time Has Come: Lift the SSI Asset Limit

December 7, 2020

Insight from Tom Nash As the COVID pandemic continues to create unprecedented turmoil, those of us who advocate for economically disadvantaged American families are once again raising our voices to call for raising the asset caps for public assistance programs. To qualify for many assistance programs an individual cannot have more than a certain amount

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2021 Cost of Living Raises Could be Among the Smallest in History

October 12, 2020

If you are disabled and receive Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits, you will get more money next year, but not a lot. The increase will likely be less than this year’s increase. The 2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) resulted in a 1.6 % increase, but you won’t get anything like that in 2021.

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Peaceful Transition of Power: Let’s Do It with a Landslide

October 9, 2020

For my entire adult life—since 1977—I have been a lawyer, as are my wife, daughter, son-in-law, brothers, a niece and nephew, and countless cousins. My father who was a judge ingrained in me a respect for the law and he was influenced by his father who came to the U.S. from Ireland in 1893. Ireland suffered 700 years of British oppression without the rule of law in their own country.

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Social Security Cost of Living Raises Will be Smaller Next Year

December 16, 2019

If you are disabled and receive Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits, you will get more money next year, but the increase will not be as big as it was this year. The 2019 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) resulted in a 2.8 % increase, the largest increase since 2012, but you won’t get anything like

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