Commonwealth State Housing Agreement community housing provider

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Object Class
Synonymous names:CSHA community housing provider
METeOR identifier:268993
Registration status:Housing assistance, Superseded 10/02/2006

Providers that:

  • receive funding (capital and/or recurrent) either fully or partly through the Commonwealth State Housing Agreement;
  • are not-for-profit organisations; and
  • provide medium to long term housing tenure to tenants.

Commonwealth State Housing Agreement (CSHA) community housing providers are responsible for tenancy and property management. They are an important link in gathering sector information in particular at the household level.

This information is used in the CSHA annual data collection for community housing to distinguish community housing from the Crisis Accommodation Program.

Specialisation of:Organisation

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

In Victoria, transitional housing managers (THM's) are also covered by this definition.

The definition of CSHA community housing providers incorporates providers who manage the following:

  • properties leased from the private rental sector, government or non-government agencies for the provision of community housing (head leasing) provided the tenancy management function is undertaken by a community organisation;
  • properties purchased using state and territory housing/community housing authority CSHA community housing program funds but managed by community housing providers; and
  • joint ventures where the purpose of the arrangement is to provide housing which falls into the scope of community housing (for example, when assistance is funded by the CSHA and the Building Better Cities Program or the Social Housing Subsidy Program).

CSHA community housing providers may include:

  • Community housing cooperatives;
  • Community housing associations;
  • Local governments;
  • Aboriginal housing organisations;
  • Aboriginal housing cooperatives;
  • Local Aboriginal land councils; and
  • Church and other not for profit welfare groups.
Collection methods:CSHA community housing survey and administrative collections.
Comments:CSHA community housing providers are defined by the organisations' tenancy management and tenure arrangements and not necessarily defined by who owns the property.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Community housing data manual 2001-02

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes CSHA community housing provider, version 1, DE, NHADD, NHDAMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.4 KB)

Has been superseded by Community housing provider Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:

Commonwealth State Housing Agreement community housing provider—housing assistance target group Housing assistance, Retired 10/02/2006