Raise the SSI Asset Limit – S. 2767 and H.R. 5408

AAHD and the Lakeshore Foundation have joined an Arc led over 300 organizations support for legislation (S. 2767 and H.R. 5408) that would raise the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) asset limit, last raised in 1989. Much of the Arc work has been through the Consortium for Constituents with Disabilities (CCD) Task Force on Social Security. Available here are: the Arc led 370 organizations support letter; the Arc fact sheet on needed SSI reforms; Introduction Statement by Senators Brown (OH) and Cassidy (LA); and Congress.Gov posting on S. 2767 and H.R. 5408. The Senate legislation is also supported by Senators Wyden (OR), Collins (ME), Casey (PA), and Lankford (OK). The House legislation is sponsored by Reps Higgins (NY) and Fitzpatrick (PA).