I'd say that the questions you're asking are developer-level and not user-level questions. I'd suggest asking in the InDesign SDK forum where the developers hang out:
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TIFFs are common but probably most people who use the format save images from Photoshop. Photoshop supports JPEG, LZW and ZIP compression, not CCITT so it's not something the great majority of users would encounter. I've never heard of it in working with InDesign and Photoshop for the past 20 years.
Documentation in InDesign and Photoshop doesn't usually go to that level of specificity except on a developer level.
Beyond the information provided by Steve Werner ...
It is indeed true that Photoshop cannot save a bi-level image (i.e. single bit monochrome) as CCITT Group 4-compressed (or Group 3-compressed) TIFF.
But Acrobat Pro can save PDF as CCITT Group 4 or Group 3-compressed TIFF.
And I will confirm that InDesign cannot place a CCITT Group 4 or Group-3 compressed TIFF image.
Ironically, Photoshop can indeed open CCITT Group 4-compressed TIFF files but when simply saving same saves them as ZIP-compressed TIFF files.
Thus, the most expedient solution for placement of your CCITT Group 4 compressed TIFF files in InDesign is to simply open and resave those TIFF files in Photoshop.
Yeah, a nasty kludge but it does get you around this limitation.