SSDI and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are frequently confused, even by attorneys. If the benefits you are receiving are indeed for disability through the Social Security program, then other factors in your finances are irrelevant. This is because Social Security is an insurance program, the premiums for which workers pay through payroll taxes. The result is opposite for SSI, which is a needs-based welfare program. If your benefits are actually SSI, then your benefits will be suspended temporarily until the cash is invested in a home, which for SSI purposes is a "non-countable resource."
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If you are on SSDI then is it not an income based benefit, but based on all the money you have already paid into the system. Thus, this will not have any effect on your SSDI.
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No eefect on SSDI, but it would possibly effect SSI.
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