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Oct 5, 2011

Quiz Answer

Question: Ms F. is drawing SSI benefits. During a redetermination she reveals that her mother died earlier in the year. As a result Ms. F and her sister inherited the mother's home, which has a fair market value of $250,000. Ms F. is not living in the house but her sister is. The sister has nowhere else to live. The fair market rental on the house is $1500 per month. Ms F. is:

Possible Answers:
  • Ineligible for SSI because her interest in the house is worth more than $2,000
  • Ineligible for SSI because of imputed rental income from her sister
  • Eligible for SSI because her her joint interest in the house is not considered marketable
  • Eligible because her sister is living in the house
Answer: Eligible because the sister is living in the house.

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  • 1 Comments:

    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    And because sale of the house would cause undue hardship to the sister BECAUSE she has nowhere else to live. Guess she can't rent.

    8:49 AM, October 06, 2011  

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