Homelessness status code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018|
A code set describing homelessness status.
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
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CODE 1 Sleeping rough or in non-conventional accommodation.
Living on the streets, sleeping in parks, squatting, living in cars or railway carriages, living in improvised dwellings, living in long grass.
CODE 2 Short-term or emergency accommodation, due to a lack of other options.
Living in situations such as refuges; crisis shelters; couch surfing; living temporarily with friends and relatives; insecure accommodation on a short term basis; emergency accommodation arranged in hotels, motels etc by a specialist homelessness agency.
CODE 3 Not homeless.
Not living in situations described above.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Homelessness status code N Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—previously homeless status, code N Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018