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Homelessness

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termHomeless
METeOR identifier:Help on this term401033
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010
Definition:Help on this term

A person is experiencing homelessness if they are:

  • In non-conventional accommodation or 'sleeping rough'; or
  • Living in short-term or emergency accommodation due to a lack of other options.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Homeless (SAAP) Housing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Homeless prior to allocation indicator Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Household—homeless prior to allocation indicator, yes/no code N Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Mainstream community housing DSS 2013- Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

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