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Household—greatest need indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termGreatest need indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term456559
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a household is in greatest need of priority access to services, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Household—greatest need indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this term

This indicator is applied to a household at the time of service provision.

Low income households that at the time of allocation were subject to one or more of the following circumstances, are identified as households in greatest need:

  • they were homeless
  • their life or safety was at risk in their accommodation
  • their health condition was aggravated by their housing
  • their housing was inappropriate to their needs; or
  • they had very high rental housing costs.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Household—greatest need indicator, yes/no code N Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Community housing waiting list cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Community housing waiting list cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 03/07/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Community housing waiting list cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Household (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Household (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Waitlist (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

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