Mainstream community housing 2011-12

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:480507
Registration status:Housing assistance, Superseded 03/07/2014
DSS type:Data Set Specification (DSS)

Community housing is rental housing provided for low to moderate income or special needs households, 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.

Dwellings are excluded where the tenancy is managed under:

  • Public Rental Housing
  • the Aboriginal Rental Housing Program state/territory owned and managed Indigenous housing
  • the Crisis Accommodation Program.

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Dwelling, Tenancy rental unit and Households
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.

Implementation start date:01/07/2011
Implementation end date:30/06/2012

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Mainstream community housing 2010-11 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Has been superseded by Mainstream community housing DSS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
1Service provider organisation cluster (Mainstream community housing)Mandatory1
2Dwelling file cluster (Mainstream community housing)Mandatory1
3Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing)Conditional1
4Person file cluster (Mainstream community housing)Conditional1
5Administrator net recurrent cost clusterMandatory1