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The type of community housing program under which a dwelling has been allocated, as represented by a code.


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This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Community housing program type code N[N] ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 1 Long term community housing
2 Short to medium term housing
3 Boarding/ rooming house
4 Joint venture
5 National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
88 Other
Supplementary Values 99 Not stated/inadequately described


Guide for use:

Code 1. Long-term community housing: a dwelling where households are expected to reside for contiguous tenancy rental agreement(s) of 52 weeks in duration or more.

Code 2. Short to medium term housing: a dwelling where households are expected to reside for less than 52 weeks.

Code 3. Boarding/rooming house: a boarding house building as defined at

Code 4. Joint venture: a dwelling funded under joint venture arrangements where the purpose of the arrangement is to provide housing which falls into the scope of community housing.

Code 5. National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS): a dwelling funded by the National Rental Affordability Scheme.

Where a dwelling is an NRAS dwelling, code it as NRAS even though another program type may also apply (for example, an NRAS dwelling which is also long-term community housing).


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