Answered on May 01st, 2013 at 4:53 PM
First, the money is your son's ... it is not your "income." If the funds are used to benefit him, that is to provide him housing, I don't think this is a problem. I do not believe that it is illegal if the rent is greater than his benefit check.
Because you live in Illinois, you will want to speak to a local attorney. Click the picture of the house above (next to "Find a Lawyer") to find an attorney that can help. Your type of law is "Residential Real Estate.
No attorney-client relationship has been established because of the information provided. Seek local counsel to address your particular facts. MJHJ