Waitlist (housing assistance) cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:459131
Registration status:Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:

The Waitlist cluster describes all households who were on the public rental housing and State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) waitlist as a transfer applicant or new applicant in the financial year. This includes households who are still waiting at 30 June or were first housed during the financial year. 

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Household
Guide for use:

Include:

  • 1 Waitlist applicant—waitlist applicant identifier, X[X(14)] per applicant household per program
  • 1 record per Waitlist applicant—waitlist applicant identifier, X[X(14)]
  • Indigenous applicants to be placed under one program (either PH or SOMIH)
  • New applicants
  • Transfer applicants.

Exclude:

  • Mutual exchanges
  • Same address transfers.
Comments:Refer to the collection period of the data set to determine the reference year for this cluster.

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Housing and Homelessness Information Management Group
Origin:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Public rental housing and SOMIH national data collection: processing manual 2009-2010. Canberra: AIHW.
Reference documents:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2006. National Housing Assistance Data Dictionary Version 3 (Housing Assistance Data Development Series). AIHW cat. no. HOU 147. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Waitlist (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Public rental housing DSS 2009-10 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Public rental housing DSS 2010-11 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Public rental housing DSS 2011-12 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Public rental housing DSS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Parent DSS specific attributes +

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2009-10 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2010-11 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2011-12 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014
Indigenous, Endorsed 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Dwelling—housing program type, (public rental housing/SOMIH) code NMandatory1
-Household—application allocation indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—application date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Household—application type, housing assistance code NMandatory1
-Household—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory1
-Household—greatest need date, DDMMYYYYConditional1
-Household—greatest need indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—greatest need reason, code NConditional1
-Waitlist applicant—waitlist applicant identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1