Accommodation type of collective dwelling

Status: This standard was approved as a recommended standard on March 20, 2017.


Accommodation type refers to the lodging service provided in a dwelling where a person may reside temporarily or permanently.

Collective dwelling refers to a dwelling of a commercial, institutional or communal nature. It may be identified by a sign on the premises or by an enumerator speaking with the person in charge, a resident, a neighbour, etc. Included are lodging or rooming houses, hotels, motels, tourist establishments, nursing homes, hospitals, staff residences, military bases, work camps, jails, group homes, and so on.


Relation to previous version

  • Accommodation type of collective dwelling March 20, 2017 to current

    This is the current standard.

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