Dwelling file cluster (Mainstream community housing)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:605342
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
DSS type:Data Element Cluster

The Dwelling file cluster (Mainstream community housing) defines information about dwellings 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:

DwellingTenancy rental unit and Household.

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.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Dwelling file cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Mainstream community housing DSS 2013-18 Housing assistance, Superseded 10/05/2019

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Community housing dwelling address details clusterMandatory1
-Dwelling—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory1
-Dwelling—boarding house accommodation type, code NConditional1
-Dwelling—housing program type, community housing code N[N]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—number of bedrooms, total N[NN]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—number of tenancies at full capacity, N[NN]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—number of tenancies, N[NN]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—number of tenantable vacancies, N[NN]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—number of untenantable vacancies, N[NN]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—structure type, code N[N]Mandatory1
-Service provider organisation—dwelling identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Service provider organisation—organisation identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1