The maximum SSI benefit in 2021 is $794 per month for an individual. The benefit may be reduced where there are other sources of countable income available. Examples of countable income includes wages, self-employment, unemployment benefits, and cash gifts.
Additionally, a claimant must be within the resource limit for eligibility. The limit for countable resources is $2,000 for an individual and $3,000 for a couple. Examples of resources includes cash, bank accounts, stocks, land, and vehicles.