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Public Housing and State Owned and Managed Indigenous housing (PH & SOMIH) DSS 2018-

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term711016
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019
DSS type:Help on this termData Set Specification (DSS)
Scope:Help on this term

Public housing refers to dwellings owned (or leased) and managed by state and territory housing authorities. It is accessed by those on low income and/or with special needs.

Low income households of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent are additionally eligible to apply for state-owned housing managed by government housing authorites and allocated to Indigenous tenants.

Included are households residing in PH & SOMIH dwellings where the dwelling is either:

  • owned by the state/territory housing authority; or
  • head-leased from private market or other housing program areas and managed by the state/territory housing authority for provision of public housing.

The PH & SOMIH data set specification excludes dwellings:

  • owned but not administered by the state/territory housing authority (for example, dwellings leased to other program areas, such as community housing or crisis and emergency accommodation programs)
  • no longer under the administration of the state/territory housing authority at 30 June of the reference period (including dwellings demolished, sold or otherwise disposed of); and
  • not yet available to the state/territory housing authority at 30 June of the reference period (including those still under construction or being purchased).

Collection and usage attributes

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Person, Household, Dwelling and Vacancy episodes.

Collection methods:Help on this term

National reporting arrangements

State and territory housing authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) for national collation on an annual basis. The SOMIH program is not applicable to Victoria, Western Australia or the Australian Capital Territory.

Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated

The reference period starts on 1 July and ends on 30 June each financial year.

Implementation start date:Help on this term01/07/2018
Comments:Help on this term

Refer to the collection period of the data set to determine the reference year for this data set specification.

Glossary items

Glossary terms that are relevant to this data set specification include:
 
Boarding house building

Boarding house room

Canadian National Occupancy Standard

Boarding house unit

Dependant

Disability

Family

Geographic indicator

Greatest need

Head-leased dwelling (government)

Head-leased dwelling (private)

Homeless

Household

Tenancy composition

Unincorporated business

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2014. Public rental housing and state owned and managed Indigenous housing data collection, processing and data manuals. Canberra: AIHW.

Reference documents:Help on this term

Council on Federal Financial Relations 2018. Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations: National Housing and Homelessness Agreement. Canberra: COAG. Viewed 18 March 2019, http://www.federalfinancialrelations.gov.au/content/housing_homelessness_agreement.aspx.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Public rental housing DSS 2017-18 Housing assistance, Superseded 10/05/2019

Supersedes State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2017-18 Housing assistance, Superseded 05/05/2019

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-Address—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}Mandatory1
-Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(45)]Mandatory1
-Date—accuracy indicator, code AAAMandatory1
-Dwelling—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory6
-Dwelling—household occupancy indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Dwelling—housing program type, (public rental housing/SOMIH) code NMandatory6
-Dwelling—major redevelopment indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Dwelling—number of bedrooms, total N[NN]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—number of days vacant, total N[NNN]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—number of occupants, total N[N]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—structure type, code N[N]Mandatory1
-Dwelling—tenantability indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Dwelling—vacancy end date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Dwelling—vacancy reason, code N.NMandatory1
-Dwelling—vacancy start date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Dwelling—weekly market rent value, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory2
-Household—application allocation indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—application date, DDMMYYYYMandatory2
-Household—application type, housing assistance code NMandatory1
-Household—assessable weekly income, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Household—Commonwealth Rent Assistance amount, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Household—Commonwealth Rent Assistance income inclusion indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—Commonwealth Rent Assistance rent inclusion indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—disability status, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—greatest need date, DDMMYYYYMandatory2
-Household—greatest need indicator, yes/no code NMandatory2
-Household—greatest need reason, code NMandatory2
-Household—gross weekly income, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Household—Indigenous status, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—new allocation status (financial year), code NMandatory1
-Household—rebated rent status, code NMandatory1
-Household—transfer status (financial year), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Household—weekly rebate amount, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Household—weekly rent charged, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Income unit—income unit identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory2
-Income unit—relationship to household reference person, code NMandatory1
-Person—assessable income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Person—date of leaving household, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Person—disability status, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code NMandatory1
-Person—gross weekly income, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Person—household single/couple status, relationship in household code NMandatory1
-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory1
-Person—letters of family name, text XXXMandatory1
-Person—letters of given name, text XXMandatory1
-Person—principal source of cash income, code N[.N.N.N]Mandatory1
-Person—relationship to household reference person, code NMandatory1
-Person—sex, code NMandatory1
-Service event—tenancy end date, DDMMYYYYConditional1
-Service event—tenancy start date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Service provider organisation—dwelling identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory3
-Service provider organisation—household identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory3
-Service provider organisation—person in household identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory2
-Waitlist applicant—waitlist applicant identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory2
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