Local Housing Survey

Beausjeour Brokenhead Development Corporation (BBDC) is in the process of investigating current housing needs for the community. The results of the community housing needs assessment will clarify community housing needs; aid officials in assigning priorities to housing needs; and guide in development policies, programs and strategies to address needs. Residents 18 years old and older are asked to complete questionnaire by June 30th, 2018.  Your input will help ensure that future housing supply will meet demand of the region's needs.

We would like to thank you for taking a time to complete this survey and to help build a future together.

Hard copies responses can be dropped off at the Town of Beausejour Office and RM of Brokenhead Office. Alternatively, surveys can be mailed to BBDC at Box 1741, Beausejour, MB R0E 0C0 or e-mailed to bbdc@townofbeausejour.com. 

For more information please contact Anna W. Mondor – Marketing Director, BBDC at 204-268-1956.

Thank you for taking time to complete this short survey. 

* 1. Which area do you currently live?

* 2. What is your age group?

* 3. What is your gender?

* 4. Do you currently rent or own?

* 5. What is your current living arrangement?

* 6. Do you have children living at home?

* 7. Please indicate the type of dwelling you currently live in.

* 8. Are you considering moving from your current home in the next 10 years?

* 9. When do you plan on moving?

* 10. Why are you considering moving from your current home? 
Check all that apply.

* 11. What type of dwelling would you most prefer if you want to move from your current home? 
Choose one best answer.

* 12. What type of rental or ownership would you prefer? 
Choose one best answer.

* 13. If you wish to rent a home, what price range are you interested in?

* 14. If you are eligible for Manitoba Housing, what price range are you interested in?

* 15. Would you be interested in a Life Lease project?
Note: In the Life Lease Model, an entrance fee is paid as a deposit to help with development costs.  The entrance fee is refundable upon termination of the agreement and the value of the entrance fee helps to reduce the monthly rent payment.

* 16. If you answered YES to  the previous question, which entrance value would you consider in order to keep rent numbers low?

* 17. If you wish to buy a home or condo, what price range are you interested in?

* 18. If you are under 55 years of age, please skip to Question 24 or check N/A for Questions 18-23. If you are 55 years or older, what would you prefer?

* 19. What building design would you prefer? 
Check all that apply.

* 20. What dwelling size would you prefer?

* 21. If you selected seniors housing, how much are you willing to pay for an additional service component?

* 22. If you selected seniors housing, check all the amenities you would like to have.
Check all that apply.

* 23. If you selected seniors housing, check all the support services you would like to have.
Check all that apply.

* 24. Do you agree that this community has any of these housing problems?

  Agree Disagree Unsure
Not enough types of dwellings (variety)
Not enough affordable housing
Not enough subsidized housing (i.e. Manitoba Housing)
Not enough housing for elderly
Too many homes in poor/ dilapidated condition
Too many vacant/ abandoned homes

* 25. Do you have any comments or suggestions about housing in our community?

* 26. Would you consider investing (becoming a shareholder) in a future housing development project?  
Note: Becoming an investor can help address local housing gaps and help meet personal housing needs.

* 27. How difficult do you think it is for these kinds of families to find quality/affordable housing in our community?

  Not difficult Somewhat difficult Very difficult Unsure
Couples without children
Couples with children
Single parents with children
People with disabilities
Singles under 55
People aged 55-74
People aged 74 or older