Dwelling—housing program type, (public rental housing/SOMIH) code N
Data Element Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Housing program type (public housing/SOMIH)|
Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
The type of public housing program under which a dwelling is allocated, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Dwelling—housing program type|
|Value Domain:||Housing assistance program type (public rental housing/SOMIH) code N|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
|Permissible values:||1||Public rental housing|
|3||State owned and managed Indigenous housing|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Public rental housing
Public rental housing refers to the state and territory provision and administration of publicly owned dwellings. It is targeted to people on low incomes and people with special needs. Eligibility is determined by multi-faceted criteria designed to identify those most in need.
CODE 3 State owned and managed Indigenous housing
State owned and managed Indigenous housing refers to the state and territory provision and administration of publicly owned dwellings. SOMIH is targeted to Indigenous people on low incomes and provides appropriate, affordable and accessible shelter.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Dwelling—housing program type, (public rental housing/SOMIH) code N
Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Public Housing and State Owned and Managed Indigenous housing (PH & SOMIH) DSS 2018-
Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019
Implementation start date: 01/07/2018
DSS specific information:
This metadata item is collected 6 times, once in each of the dwelling, dwelling history, household, person, person income and waitlist files.