Does OSAP count as income for subsidized housing?


i saw this question answered, but i am the head of the house, i think. I am 24, and my name is on the lease. My mom is on ODSP, and my younger sister is in college. So i have started school in January, and they are asking how much i am receiving from OSAP. How much rent will they determine ?

my mom, me and my younger sister live in the apartment.

I dont want to provide them the OSAP information if our rent will be market rent.



Thank you for the follow up question.

The important thing to remember about your situatuion: OSAP is not considered income and will not affect your rent. If you have a job or are receiving money from Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), your rent will be affected because they are considered income. 

If you are a full-time student receiving OSAP, you may be asked to provide a timetable or schedule from your school and your rent will be set to the available minimum.

I hope that helps.

Jai -