Household file cluster (Indigenous community housing)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:464709
Registration status:Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013
DSS type:Data Element Cluster

The Household file cluster collects household demographic information and relevant infomation to link the household to a dwelling and service provider organisation. The household file information is recorded for all occupants of the dwelling.

Indigenous community housing (ICH) collection households, include those living in dwellings:

  • managed by Indigenous Community Housing Organisations (ICHO) who received funding both in the current and/or previous financial years; and
  • targeted to Indigenous people.

A principle of the ICHO must be to provide medium-term to long-term housing tenure to tenants. This collection excludes households living in dwellings managed under:

  • mainstream community housing (i.e. not managed by an ICHO)
  • public rental housing
  • state owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH)
  • the Crisis Accommodation Program (CAP).

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Dwellings and Households
Collection methods:

Commonwealth, state and territory governments 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Has been superseded by Household file cluster (Indigenous community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017, Indigenous, Endorsed 01/05/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Indigenous community housing 2009-10 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013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
-Relationship in household cluster (Indigenous community housing)Mandatory1
-Dwelling—dwelling identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Household—household identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Person—person identifier (household), X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Person—sex, code NMandatory1
-Service provider organisation—organisation identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1