Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
Housing assistance, Superseded 10/05/2019
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
The Community Housing (CH) data set specification defines information about community housing organisations (CHOs), the dwellings they manage and the tenants assisted.
Community housing is rental housing provided for low to moderate income or special needs households, 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.
Community housing includes all tenancy (rental) units under management of a community housing organisation (excluding Indigenous community housing organisations).
The CH data set specification excludes dwellings:
Collection and usage attributes
National reporting arrangements
State and territory housing authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) for national collation on an annual basis. Data are sourced from CHOs via surveys, the jurisdiction's administrative systems, and dwelling audits conducted by state/territory housing authorities.
Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated
The reference period starts on 1 July and ends on 30 June each financial year. The reference period for this collection is the financial year for which the data were collected: 2013-14, 2014-15 and so forth. Limited financial information from the previous financial year is also collected.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2013|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2018|
While approved as the national standard, some details are not presented in accordance with best practice standards for metadata published as national standards in METeOR. Improvements may be made to the presentation of the metadata in the future; however they will not affect the meaning of the metadata or the interpretation of data collected using the metadata.
Glossary terms that are relevant to this data set specification include:
Boarding house building
Boarding house room
Boarding house unit
Canadian National Occupancy Standard
Head-leased dwelling (government)
Head-leased dwelling (private)
Tenancy rental unit
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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