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Hi Mindy, how are you today?
Unfortunately, SSI will not increase your benefit. They do not increase benefits so that you can pay rent or any thing else like that.
You could be eligible for section 8 housing through HUD
How this works is if you are low income, you could qualify for a housing voucher.
You would be able to use that voucher to give to a prospective landlord, and they would accept it and receive rent for you from HUD.
Some vouchers even cover utilities, so it's possible you could get additional benefits in cash to pay your utilities.
So, while social security won't increase the benefit you still could get assistance with your rent.
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