Person file cluster (Mainstream community housing)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:463082
Registration status:Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013
DSS type:Data Element Cluster

This file captures information about tenants who live in housing provided for low to moderate income or special needs households. These dwellings are managed by community-based organisations that have received capital or recurrent subsidy from government. Community housing models vary across jurisdictions, and the housing stock may be owned by a variety of groups including government.

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Person
Collection methods:

Data is collected via a survey of community housing providers and forwarded to state or territory housing authorities.

State and territory housing authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation on an annual basis.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Person file cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Mainstream community housing 2009-10 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Household—household identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory99
-Person—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory99
-Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory99
-Person—household single/couple status, code NMandatory99
-Person—principal tenant indicator, yes/no code NMandatory99
-Person—sex, code NMandatory99
-Service provider organisation—organisation identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory99