The PRA data collection captures information about the recipients of PRA and instances of PRA assistance.
PRA is administered by each state/territory housing authority and provides a range of financial assistance to enable eligible households to access and maintain accommodation in the private rental market.
Since 1997–98, the AIHW has compiled PRA data from states and territories annually. The data help to describe the performance of the current National Housing and Homelessness Agreement and the former National Affordable Housing Agreement and Commonwealth-State Housing Agreement.
The data collection has evolved over time, including changes to data collection scope, procedures, data items collected and underlying definitions and concepts.
1/7/1997 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.
Relates to the provision of financial assistance to enable households to access and maintain accommodation in the private rental market.
Includes: bond loans, rental grants, rental subsidies, relocation expenses and other assistance grants.
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
Private Rent Assistance Data Set Specification
Private Rent Assistance Data Quality Statement
External links and information
Housing assistance in Australia
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