Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) data are derived from the Australian Government Housing Data Set, which is drawn from administrative data used to monitor the rent assistance program. The data set provides point‑in‑time data about income units in receipt of Centrelink payments, specifically, social security payments or Family Tax Benefit, Part A. The data set is provided to the AIHW by the Department of Social Services and used to derive national public housing performance indicators.
from 1 January 1998
National and state and territory
The data comprise confidentialised point-in-time data for income units in receipt of Centrelink payments. Includes information about the type of housing, amount of weekly income, payment type and other characteristics of income units.
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
External links and information
Housing Assistance in Australia
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