Public housing encompasses the publicly owned or leased dwellings funded and administered by state and territory governments. It aims to provide appropriate, affordable and accessible housing, mainly for low-income households that have difficulty in obtaining and maintaining housing in the private market.
State owned and managed Indigenous housing is administered by state and territory governments and is specifically targeted to Indigenous households (a household with at least 1 Indigenous member). It aims to provide appropriate, affordable and financially accessible housing for low- to moderate-income Indigenous households. Currently SOMIH operates in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania.
from 1 July 1995
National and state and territory
Includes information about households residing in PH and SOMIH dwellings where the dwelling is:
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
Public rental housing DSS
Public Housing DQS
External links and information
Housing assistance in Australia
Report on Government Services
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