Housing assistance agency—recurrent expenditure (repairs and maintenance costs)

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:305366
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006
Definition:Costs incurred to maintain the value of the asset or to restore the asset to its original condition.
Context:Included in the calculation of the average costs of providing rental housing assistance (excluding capital).

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Housing assistance agency
Definition:

An organisation or organisational sub-unit that is responsible for the provision of housing assistance to people.

Defining Agency is extremely important for data collection, as it is the level at which most data are collected in the housing assistance and other human service areas.

Regardless of the way in which an organisation is funded, a housing assistance agency is the level of the organisation responsible for the provision of housing assistance to people. In some instances one organisation will have more than one or many agencies.

Specialisation of:Organisation

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Different collections define Agency differently according to their context and varying need for information on the different levels of organisations providing services or assistance. Individual data collections will therefore need to further specify what a housing assistance agency is for their collection purposes.

In the mainstream community housing data collection, a housing assistance agency corresponds to the definition of 'Community housing provider'. In the public rental housing and state owned and managed Indigenous housing data collections, a housing assistance agency corresponds to the state or territory housing authority (Head Office).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Housing Data Development Committee

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Recurrent expenditure
Definition:Expenditure which does not result in the acquisition or enhancement of an asset.
Property group:Financial characteristics

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

National Housing Assistance Data Dictionary specific:

Recurrent expenditure on goods and services is expenditure, which does not result in the creation or acquisition of fixed assets (new or second-hand). It consists mainly of expenditure on wages, salaries and supplements, purchases of goods and services and consumption of fixed capital (depreciation).

When fees charged for goods and services are offset against recurrent expenditure, the result equates to final consumption expenditure in the Australian Bureau of Statistics' national accounts framework.

Includes:

  • Operating expenses
  • Tenancy manager revenue and expense components.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Australian Bureau of Statistics: Government Finance Statistics 1998, Cat. No. 5514.0

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Housing assistance agency—recurrent expenditure (repairs and maintenance costs) Housing assistance, Superseded 10/02/2006

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Housing assistance agency—recurrent expenditure (repairs and maintenance costs), total Australian currency N[N(9)] Housing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013