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Household (housing assistance) cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term492552
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Household cluster describes one record for all households assisted during the financial year, irrespective of whether they are ongoing at June 30th or ceased assistance before July 1st (of the same calendar year).

Records requested:



  • Households residing in dwellings owned but not administered by the jurisdiction (e.g. leased to other program areas and not administered by state housing authority).

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Help on this termDwellings and Households
Collection methods:Help on this term

Data qualifications:

  • All newly allocated households should have a WAITID and application date if they were waitlisted (i.e., not directly tenanted).
  • End date should be blank for any household who ceased assistance after June 30th or for any household who is still receiving assistance at point of extraction.
  • Descriptors at June 30th include those households with an end date of June 30th and those with a blank end date.
Comments:Help on this termRefer to the collection period of the data set to determine the reference year for this cluster.

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termHousing and Homelessness Information Management Group
Origin:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Public rental housing and SOMIH national data collection: processing manual 2009-2010. Canberra: AIHW
Reference documents:Help on this termAustralian 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:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Household (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

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

Public rental housing DSS 2009-10 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2009-10 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

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-Dwelling—dwelling identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—housing program type, (public rental housing/SOMIH) code NMandatory1
-Dwelling—number of occupants, total people N[N]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—weekly market rent value, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Household—application date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Household—assessable income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Household—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory1
-Household—disability status, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—greatest need date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Household—greatest need indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—greatest need reason, code NMandatory1
-Household—gross income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Household—household identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Household—Indigenous status, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—new allocation status (financial year), code NMandatory1
-Household—rebated rent status, code NMandatory1
-Household—rent charged (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Household—transfer status (financial year), Yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—weekly rebate amount, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Service event—tenancy end date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Service event—tenancy start date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Waitlist applicant—waitlist applicant identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1
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