The PH and SOMIH data collection captures information about PH and SOMIH dwellings and the tenants assisted.
Public housing encompasses the publicly owned or leased dwellings funded and administered by state and territory governments. 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). Currently SOMIH operates in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.
The PH and SOMIH data collection has evolved over time. Changes have occurred to the data collection scope, procedures, data items and underlying definitions and concepts.
1/7/1995 to 30/6/2021
National and State
Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply).
Restricted unit record access subject to Ethics Committee approval and/or the agreement of all relevant data custodians in all states and territories (charges may apply).
There are restrictions and limitations governing the availability or use of other data in this holding.
Includes information about PH and SOMIH dwellings and households residing in PH and SOMIH dwellings where the dwelling is:
Excludes information about PH and SOMIH dwellings and households residing in PH and SOMIH dwellings where the dwelling is:
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
PH & SOMIH Data Set Specification
Public Housing Data Quality Statement
SOMIH Data Quality Statement
External links and information
Housing Assistance in Australia
Report on Government Services
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