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released: 28 May 2013 author: AIHW media release

Social housing is a significant component of housing assistance and includes all rental housing owned and managed by government or a not-for-profit community organisation which can be let to eligible households. The National Social Housing Survey (NSHS) is designed to gather information on social housing tenants and their housing experiences. This report presents a national summary of the results from the 2012 NSHS and reports findings from public housing, community housing and state owned and managed Indigenous housing tenants.

ISSN 1446-9820; ISBN 978-1-74249-431-9; Cat. no. AUS 172; 30pp.; $10

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Publication table of contents

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • A profile of social housing households
  • Tenants' housing histories
  • Tenant satisfaction
  • Dwelling condition
  • Use of other community services
  • Appendix A Survey methodology
  • Abbreviations
  • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2013. National social housing survey 2012: a summary of national results. AIHW bulletin 117. Cat. no. AUS 172. Canberra: AIHW.

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