Community Housing DSS 2018-
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
Community housing (CH) 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.
The CH data set specification includes:
The CH data set specification excludes dwellings:
New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory supply unit record level data. These data include details on individuals, organisations, dwellings, and associated tenancies of the organisations that respond to the survey. Queensland supplement their unit record data with aggregate data. The Northern Territory supply aggregate data, which includes dwelling- and organisation-level data, but no information on individual tenancies or persons, that is, household data.
Collection and usage attributes
Data is collected via a survey of community housing providers and forwarded to state or territory housing authorities. Data is also sourced from administrative records held by state/territory housing authorities.
State and territory housing authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation on an annual basis.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2018|
Refer to the collection period of the data set to determine the reference year for this data set specification.
Glossary terms that are relevant to this data set are included here.
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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See also Community Housing Data Collection, 2021–22; Quality Statement