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Indigenous community housing dwelling occupancy status cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term609066
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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In the Indigenous Community Housing collection this item is used to measure the number of dwellings that are currently occupied, available to be tenanted and those in need of maintenance or repairs.

Collection and usage attributes

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The current standards for dwelling occupancy and tenantability status have been added to this data set, to align the Indigenous community housing collection with other housing collections.

The Indigenous Housing Collection does not collect all concepts described in the standard data elements for occupancy and tenantability (i.e. does not collect whether a dwelling is tenantable). Alternate code values are also used by the collection, which differ from the METeOR standards.

The following table shows the codes and labels collected for the Indigenous Community Housing Collection, against the mappable METeOR standard values:

METeOR standard code METeOR standard label ICH Code ICH Label
Occupancy status      
1 Occupied 1 Occupied
2 Unoccupied 0 Unoccupied
Tenantability status      
1 Tenantable - -
2 Untenantable 2 Untenantable

METeOR supplementary values

(applicable to both standards)

9 Not stated/Inadequately described U Unknown

Code 1. Occupied - A household has a formal tenancy agreement for a particular dwelling. Occupied dwellings include any structures that people actually live in regardless of its intended purpose. The structure may or may not be tenantable.

Code 2. Untenantable - Record if the dwelling is not tenantable. An untenantable dwelling does not meet the required minimum level of basic amenity and maintenance.

Code 0. Unoccupied - No formal tenancy agreement exists between a household and a housing provider for a particular dwelling. A not occupied structure is only a dwelling if it is intended for human residence. The structure may or may not be tenantable. Thus a shed, garage, office, etc. is counted as an occupied dwelling if people are living there, but is not counted as vacant if there are no residents as the purpose of the structure is not for human habitation.

Code U. Unknown - Code if Unknown.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Indigenous community housing dwelling occupancy status cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017, Indigenous, Endorsed 01/05/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Dwelling file cluster (Indigenous community housing) Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

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-Dwelling—household occupancy indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Dwelling—tenantability indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
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