Does SSDI Affect Section 8 Housing?

Does SSDI Affect Section 8 Housing?  SSDI, or Social Security Disability Insurance, is a monthly benefit payment given to those whose medical condition keeps them from working. The amount you receive is based on the amount you’ve paid into Social Security while employed and your age. The National Alliance on Mental Illness stated that on average,  … Read more

Social Security Disability for Partial or Total Blindness 

Social Security Disability for Partial or Total Blindness  Whether you are totally, legally, or partially blind, you may be eligible for the Social Security Administration’s Disability benefits for the blind. In order to qualify, the SSA requires that your vision loss be quite significant and be present in both eyes. Those blind in one eye are  … Read more

Social Security Disability Back Pay 

Social Security Disability Back Pay  What Are SSDI Back Pay and SSI Back Pay?  SSI and SSDI back pay payments are benefits that you receive immediately after your Social Security Disability claim is approved. They are accrued payments that you get back to the date you initially applied for coverage.  Most applicants are denied at  … Read more

Social Security Disability Taxes 

Social Security Disability Taxes  If you have SSDI tax questions, you should be aware that additional income that places you over a certain monetary threshold may make your Social Security disability benefits taxable. However, most people who wonder is Social Security Disability taxable, don’t have to pay taxes on their benefits. This is because the  … Read more

Social Security Disability for Children

Social Security Disability for Children  If you have a child with a disability that affects their normal ability to function, you might be wondering if you can get SSDI for children. While you cannot receive SSDI, because a child has not paid into the program by working, they still may qualify for monthly Supplemental Security Income (SSI)   … Read more

Social Security Disability and Back Injuries

Social Security Disability and Back Injuries The highest numbers of Social Security disability applications due to physical illness or injury are for back problems. While disability examiners will have numerous cases to assess on a daily basis, disability benefit is not approved for intermittent or moderate back pain which many people experience when they get  … Read more

Social Security Disability Insurance and Heart Disease

Social Security Disability Insurance and Heart Disease People who suffer from severe heart conditions often find it hard to maintain regular work schedules. If an individual is unable to work full-time because they have a serious heart ailment, then they may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. Some of the conditions that automatically qualify  … Read more

Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability

Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability   You may be wondering if you can receive both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Workers Compensation benefits. The answer is yes. If you qualify for both programs, you can receive them at the same time. Workers Comp and SSDI are separate programs though. Workers Compensation is run  … Read more

Social Security Disability Attorney and Lawyer Information

Social Security Disability Attorney and Lawyer Information The process of applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be confusing and complicated. Most applicants aren’t sure how to submit the right medical documentation and fill out the required paperwork. Because of this, over 65 percent of claims are initially denied. Should You Hire a Disability Lawyer?  … Read more

What Medical Conditions Qualify for SSI & SSDI?

What Medical Conditions Qualify for SSI & SSDI? Tom’s arthritis gets worse every year. Jackie recently discovered she’s facing ovarian cancer, and her friend Bella is having severe back issues. All of these individuals should consider filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. But with so many different types of medical conditions, how can  … Read more