Home ownership and SS benefits

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Country: United States of America
State: California

If a person is receiving SSI or Social Security benefits an has been receiving these benefits for the past 37 years. she has a step father who raised her from the time she was 13. Her father is alone because her mother died several years ago. Now her father is ill and thinks that he can't will her his home because she might lose her disability benefit and it planning to give the house to a friend. Will this woman lose her benefits if he gives her the house.

Answer

Meet with SS staff to discuss because in some cases it will cause the funds to be decreased or halted-