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Can I change the date my rent is due?

You can now ask your landlord to change the date your rent is due. Learn why you might want to do this, and how to do it. #6343EN

Same-Sex Couples and Social Security

Read this if you are or were married (OR in a registered domestic partnership) with someone of the same sex AND live in Washington. #7202EN

Social Security Survivor Benefits

When a worker dies, the surviving spouse may be entitled to benefits based on the worker’s earnings record, if you also meet age or other requirements. Publication #7204EN.

SSA has simplified the waiver process for some overpayments during the pandemic

Learn how Social Security has made it easier for you to ask it to waive (forgive) some overpayments of benefits you received during the pandemic period. #7501EN

Can I change the date my rent is due?

You can now ask your landlord to change the date your rent is due. Learn why you might want to do this, and how to do it. #6343EN

SSA has simplified the waiver process for some overpayments during the pandemic

Learn how Social Security has made it easier for you to ask it to waive (forgive) some overpayments of benefits you received during the pandemic period. #7501EN

I Have Disabilities and I Want to Work: Benefits Advisors

This publication is for people who live in Washington state, have Social Security disability-based benefits, Medicare, SSI-related Medicaid or long term care services, or other disability based benefits and want to work. Publication #7408EN

Pooled-Asset Special-Needs Trusts for Medicaid & SSI Beneficiaries

This explains the benefits of special needs trusts and the role of pooled-asset trusts – special needs trusts in which the assets of many individuals are pooled for certain purposes.

How to Change, Remove, or Report a Representative Payee

The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays benefits to certain eligible people, called beneficiaries. If a beneficiary cannot manage or direct the management of their SSA benefits, SSA appoints a representative payee (rep payee) to receive and manage the SSA benefits. A rep payee can be a person or an organization. This publication is for adult beneficiaries and explains how a beneficiary can ask SSA to change or remove a rep payee and how a beneficiary can report a rep payee for misuse of funds.

Same-Sex Couples and Social Security

Read this if you are or were married (OR in a registered domestic partnership) with someone of the same sex AND live in Washington. #7202EN

Social Security Survivor Benefits

When a worker dies, the surviving spouse may be entitled to benefits based on the worker’s earnings record, if you also meet age or other requirements. Publication #7204EN.

Pooled-Asset Special-Needs Trusts for Medicaid & SSI Beneficiaries

This explains the benefits of special needs trusts and the role of pooled-asset trusts – special needs trusts in which the assets of many individuals are pooled for certain purposes.

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