If he is on Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits based on his own earnings record then marriage will not affect those benefits.
If he is on Supplemental Security Income benefits then, yes, a portion (slightly less than half generally) will be deemed to your husband and that amount will reduce his benefits dollar for dollar. So, for example, if you were married and living in the same household, in a month for which you earned $900, his benefits for that month would be reduced approximately $417.50
A spouse includes not only legally married spouses, but also boyfriends and girlfriends who
“hold themselves out” in the community as husband and wife, and meet other requirements in 20 C.F. R. §416.1826(c). Spousal deeming applies even if the ineligible (healthy) spouse refuses to support the SSI claimant spouse.
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With the figure you use it is hard to tell. SSI pays about $698, and regular SSD benefits can be almost any amount.
My colleague is correct. If SSI, then yes, getting married will cause a loss of benefits . If SS disability, not SSI, then the answer is no.
Good luck to you.
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