Head-leased dwelling (private)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:327414
Registration status:Housing assistance, Superseded 19/12/2017
Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013
Definition:Dwellings owned by private individuals or private corporations that are leased to Commonwealth-State Housing Agreement (CSHA) housing providers via head-leasing arrangements. The CSHA housing provider is usually responsible for tenant selection and tenancy management functions.
Context:

Head-leasing involves at least two leases: one between the dwelling owner and the lessee, and one between the provider and the tenant. The Residential Tenancies Act applies to both leases.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:

Head-leasing is commonly undertaken in the community housing sector, where non-Government organisations head-lease housing stock from the private sector and state and territory Governments, and sublease it directly to the tenants. It is important to identify those dwellings that are head-leased from the private sector, as maintenance and other management costs are generally incurred by the owner, and therefore may not be captured in the annual CSHA data collections.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

NSW Department of Housing

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Origin:

Department of Housing - Policy EST0012A: Headleasing

CSHA Community housing data collection manual 2001-02

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Head-leased dwelling (private) Housing assistance, Standard 19/12/2017

Supersedes Head-leased dwelling (private), version 1, DEC, NHADD, NHDAMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.4 KB)

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