The PH and SOMIH data collection captures information about PH and SOMIH dwellings and the tenants assisted.
Public housing encompasses publicly owned or leased dwellings funded and administered by state and territory governments. SOMIH is administered by state and territory governments and is specifically targeted to Indigenous households (a household with at least 1 Indigenous member). Currently SOMIH operates in NSW, Qld, SA, Tas and NT.
The PH and SOMIH data collection has evolved over time, including changes to the data collection scope, procedures, data items collected and underlying definitions and concepts
from 1 July 1995 to 30 June 2018
National and state and territory
Includes information about PH and SOMIH dwellings and households residing in PH and SOMIH dwellings where the dwelling is:
Excludes where the dwelling is:
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
Public rental housing DSS 2017
State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2017
Public Rental Housing Data Collection, 2017–18; Quality Statement
State Owned and Managed Indigenous Housing Data Collection, 2017–18; Quality Statement
External links and information
Housing assistance in Australia
Report on Government Services
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