Only Aboriginal/Métis parents of at least one child under the age of nineteen are eligible for the subsidized units. Our affordable units at Nissen Crossing are open to everyone but only contains bachelors, one and two bedroom units.
Our Nissen Crossing complex is an affordable housing project and as such, the rents will be based on the average market rent, as determined by BC Housing from time to time based on the most recent applicable Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation rental market or housing report. Our rents will be geared toward low and moderate income earners.
Low and moderate income represents the maximum income for eligibility to occupy a unit at Nissen Crossing. For our one bedroom units, a gross household income must not exceed the median income for families without children, as determined by BC Housing from time to time. For 2018, this figure is $71,200. For our two bedroom units, a gross household income must not exceed the median income for families with children, as determined by BC Housing from time to time. For 2018, this figure is $104,440.
Nissen Crossing tenants will be able to have one spade/neutered cat in their unit, or a maximum 30 gallon fish tank or two birds. Our subsidized tenants are only allowed to have a fish tank or 2 birds.
OMAHS does not permit any smoking, of any kind, in any of the townhouses or apartments. Smoking is also prohibited on balconies. A designated smoking area will be on the Nissen Crossing property. As well, the complex grounds are drug free zones. Marijuana edibles are permitted.