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Community housing and Indigenous community housing service provider organisation address details cluster

497755 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Community housing and Indigenous community housing address details cluster is used to collect information pertaining to the address of the service providers in the Community Housing DSS and the Indigenous Community Housing DSS. The fields to be reported for address are: Address—road number 1, road number XXXXXX Address—road name, text X[44] Address—road type, code AA[AA] Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(45)] Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Servi...
Standard: Housing assistance, Indigenous

Community housing waiting list cluster

621938 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The scope of the Community housing waiting list cluster is waitlist applicants for Community housing tenancy (rental) units under management of a community housing organisation. This excludes applicants for units where the tenancy management function is managed under: Public Rental Housing; or Aboriginal Rental Housing Program state/territory owned and managed Indigenous housing. Waitlist applicants are those households that have applied for rental housing and have been deemed eligible but ...
Standard: Housing assistance

Dwelling file cluster (Mainstream community housing)

605342 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Dwelling file cluster (Mainstream community housing) defines information about dwellings provided for low to moderate income or special needs households. These dwellings are managed by community-based organisations that have received capital or recurrent subsidy from government. Community housing models vary across jurisdictions, and the housing stock may be owned by a variety of groups including government.
Standard: Housing assistance

Home purchase assistance DSS 2013-

596710 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Home Purchase Assistance Data Set Specification (HPA DSS) defines information relating to the provision of financial assistance to households to improve their access to home ownership and includes: direct lending (including government loans, shared equity loans and bridging loans) deposit assistance interest rate assistance mortgage relief other assistance grants. The HPA DSS excludes: non-financial assistance (e.g. home purchase advisory and counselling services) home renovation...
Standard: Housing assistance

Household file cluster (Indigenous community housing)

605356 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Household file cluster collects household demographic information and relevant information to link the household to a dwelling and service provider organisation. The household file information is recorded for all occupants of the dwelling. Indigenous community housing (ICH) collection households, include those living in dwellings: targeted to Indigenous people; managed by Indigenous Community Housing Organisations (ICHO) able to provide medium to long term housing tenure to tenants; and ...
Standard: Housing assistance

Indigenous community housing DSS 2013-18

596369 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Indigenous Community Housing (ICH) data set specification defines information about Indigenous community housing organisations (ICHOs), the dwellings they manage and the households assisted. ICHOs are any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisations that are responsible for managing housing for Indigenous people. This includes community organisations such as resource agencies and land councils, which have a range of functions, provided that they manage housing for Indigenous people...
Standard: Housing assistance

Indigenous Community Housing DSS 2018-

711226 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Indigenous Community Housing (ICH) data set specification defines information about Indigenous community housing organisations (ICHOs), the dwellings they manage and the households assisted. ICHOs are any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisations that are responsible for managing housing for Indigenous people. This includes community organisations such as resource agencies and land councils, which have a range of functions, provided that they manage housing for Indigenous people...
Standard: Housing assistance

Indigenous community housing dwelling address details cluster

614161 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Indigenous community housing dwelling address details Cluster defines information pertaining to the address of dwellings included in the Indigenous Community Housing Data set specification. The fields to be reported for address are: Address—road number 1, road number XXXXXX Address—road name, text X[X(44)] Address—road type, code AA[AA] Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(45)] Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Address—geocode latitude, decimal degree...
Standard: Housing assistance

Indigenous community housing dwelling occupancy status cluster

609066 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
In the Indigenous Community Housing collection this item is used to measure the number of dwellings that are currently occupied, available to be tenanted and those in need of maintenance or repairs.
Standard: Housing assistance

Organisation file cluster (Indigenous community housing)

605352 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
This cluster collects information about service provider organisations that manage Indigenous community housing (ICH) dwellings. ICH dwellings in the collection include those: targeted to Indigenous people; and managed by Indigenous Community Housing Organisations (ICHOs) able to provide medium to long term housing tenure to tenants; and who received funding both in the current and/or previous financial years This collection excludes dwellings managed under: mainstream community housin...
Standard: Housing assistance

Person file cluster (Mainstream community housing)

605348 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Person file cluster (Mainstream comunity housing) defines information about tenants who live in housing provided for low to moderate income or special needs households. These dwellings are managed by community-based organisations that have received capital or recurrent subsidy from government. Community housing models vary across jurisdictions, and the housing stock may be owned by a variety of groups including government.
Standard: Housing assistance

Person income (housing assistance) cluster

605275 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Person income cluster describes income records for week ending 30 June, for all persons in households ongoing at 30 June, and whose details are provided in the Person cluster.
Standard: Housing assistance

Private rent assistance DSS 2013-

596529 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Private Rent Assistance Data Set Specification (PRA DSS) defines information relating to the provision of financial assistance to enable households to access and maintain accommodation in the private rental market and includes: bond loans rental grants rental subsidies relocation expenses other assistance grants. The PRA DSS excludes: non-financial assistance, for example, tenancy support services and tenancy guarantees any expense incurred in providing assistance to a household ...
Standard: Housing assistance

Public Housing and State Owned and Managed Indigenous housing (PH & SOMIH) DSS 2018-

711016 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Public housing refers to dwellings owned (or leased) and managed by state and territory housing authorities. It is accessed by those on low income and/or with special needs. Low income households of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent are additionally eligible to apply for state-owned housing managed by government housing authorites and allocated to Indigenous tenants. Included are households residing in PH & SOMIH dwellings where the dwelling is either: owned by the state/territo...
Standard: Housing assistance

Relationship in household cluster (Indigenous community housing)

608500 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The purpose of the cluster is to determine relationships of household members, to other household members. Two indicators collect information on whether a household member is: in a couple relationship with another household member single/not in a couple relationship with another household member a child residing in the household. This information is used in conjunction with other data items to determine whether overcrowding is present in the household, under the Canadian National Occupancy...
Standard: Housing assistance

Service provider organisation cluster (Mainstream community housing)

595348 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
This file captures information about service provider organisations that manage housing provided for low to moderate income or special needs households. These service providers are community-based organisations that have received capital or recurrent subsidy from government. Community housing models vary across jurisdictions, and the housing stock may be owned by a variety of groups including government.
Standard: Housing assistance

Service provider organisation support type cluster

605339 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Service provider organisation support type cluster is used to identify whether support services other than housing assistance are provided and the type of services available.
Standard: Housing assistance

Specialist Homelessness Services disability flag cluster

509290 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
In the Specialist Homeless Services NMDS, these data elements are used together to assess the functional status of a person across a range of life areas. The cluster combines the two data elements: Person—activity and participation life area, disability flag homelessness code N and Person—need for assistance with activities in a life area, disability flag homelessness code N, to complete the following matrix: Always/ sometimes need help and/or supervision Have difficulty, but don't need...
Superseded: Homelessness
Standard: Housing assistance

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2014-17

635961 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The State Owned and Managed Indigenous Housing (SOMIH) data set specification defines information about SOMIH tenancies covered by the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA). Included are households residing in SOMIH dwellings where the dwelling is either: owned by the state/territory housing authority; or head-leased from private market or other housing program areas and managed by the state/territory housing authority for provision of public housing. The SOMIH data set specification...
Standard: Housing assistance

Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing)

605345 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing) defines information relating to tenancies in housing provided for low to moderate income or special needs households. These dwellings are managed by community-based organisations that have received capital or recurrent subsidy from government. Community housing models vary across jurisdictions, and the housing stock may be owned by a variety of groups including government.
Standard: Housing assistance

Waitlist (housing assistance) cluster

605281 | Data Set Specification | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Waitlist cluster describes all households that were on the public rental housing and State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) waitlist as a transfer applicant or new applicant in the financial year. This includes households who are still waiting at 30 June or were first housed during the financial year.
Standard: Housing assistance

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