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Person—conditions of occupancy, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termConditions of occupancy
METeOR identifier:Help on this term690498
Registration status:Help on this termHomelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
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A description of the type of conditions of occupancy, for a person's accommodation arrangement, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—conditions of occupancy arrangement

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Leased tenure–nominated on lease
2Lease in place–not nominated on lease
3Couch surfer
5Living with relative fee free
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Not applicable
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Leased tenurenominated on lease

This code is used for a person renting who is listed on the contract for the lease and a person having tenure with a rent/buy scheme.

CODE 2  Lease in placenot nominated on lease

This code is used for a person living in accommodation where a lease is in place but they are not nominated on the lease agreement.

CODE 3  Couch surfer

This code is used for any person who typically moves from household to household intermittently, who is not regarded as being part of those households, and who does not have any form of leased tenure over any accommodation.

CODE 4  Boarder

This code is used for any person who is boarding, and who are supplied with meals and/or lodging in return for payment.

CODE 5 Living with relative fee free

This code is used for any person who is related to a member of a household, and who are not paying a fee for their lodging.

CODE 6 Other

This code is used for conditions of occupancy arrangements that are not covered by the other categories.


Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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This information is used to assess how secure the client is in their accommodation.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—conditions of occupancy, code N Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

See also Person—housing tenure type, homelessness code N Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

See also Person—residential type, code N[N] Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2019- Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

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