troubleshooting Question

Unable to update custom attribute in AD with powershell

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The script below works but when I replace StreetAddress with " custom-attribute1" and update the CSV file with custom-attribute1 as the header does not update it ..  I receive the error below .

Import-module ActiveDirectory
Import-CSV "C:\PS\UpdateField.csv" | % {
$User = $_.UserName
$ID = $_.StreetAddress
Set-ADUser $User -StreetAddress $ID


At C:\PS\UpdateFieldTest.ps1:4 char:15
+ $ID = $_.custom-attribute1
+               ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Unexpected token '-attribute1' in expression or statement.
    + CategoryInfo          : ParserError: (:) [], ParentContainsErrorRecordException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnexpectedToken
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