Public Housing and State Owned and Managed Indigenous housing (PH & SOMIH) DSS 2018-
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
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:
The PH & SOMIH 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. The SOMIH program is not applicable to Victoria, Western Australia or the Australian Capital Territory.
Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated
The reference period starts on 1 July and ends on 30 June each financial year.
|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 specification include:
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Council on Federal Financial Relations 2018. Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations: National Housing and Homelessness Agreement. Canberra: COAG. Viewed 18 March 2019, http://www.federalfinancialrelations.gov.au/content/housing_homelessness_agreement.aspx.
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Supersedes State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2017-18
See also Public Housing Data Collection, 2021–22; Quality Statement
See also State Owned and Managed Indigenous Housing Data Collection, 2021–22; Quality Statement