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The type of application a household has submitted to a housing assistance agency, as represented by a code.


Data Element (this item)


This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Housing assistance application type code N ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 1 New application
2 Transfer application
8 Other
Supplementary Values 9 Not stated/inadequately described


Guide for use:

This data element is used in the context of the waitlist population. It should be used in conjunction with Household—application date, DDMMYYYY to determine those who have been have been deemed eligible for services and who are waiting to be allocated to public rental housing or state owned and managed Indigenous housing.

The waiting list population refers to applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • residing in the state of application
  • eligible for assistance
  • wishing to pursue their application.

Potential applicants still awaiting eligibility assessment are excluded.


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Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0