Halifax Housing Survey

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* 1. How long have you lived in Halifax? (Choose one)

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* 2. Which best describes your current living situation? (Choose one)

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* 3. Have you been able to find the housing situation you need? (Choose one)

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* 4. If you would like to change your living situation, please indicate why: (Choose as many as apply)

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* 5. Which of the following best describes your household? (Choose as many as apply.)

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* 6. How would you describe your ability to meet your monthly housing costs including: mortgage/rent, insurance, taxes and utilities? (Choose one)

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* 7. Which best describes your housing plans for the next five years? (Choose one)

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* 8. If a variety of Senior Housing options were available in your area; please rank the following features based on their importance to you with 1 being the most important and 4 being the least important?

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* 9. How would you rank the following groups in regard to their need for affordable housing? Please rank these from 1-4 with 1 having the most need.

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* 10. What are your priorities when it comes to solving Halifax's housing challenges?  Please rank the following features based on their importance to you with 1 being the most important and 4 being the least important?

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* 11. What types of affordable housing (available to qualifying individuals/families at 65-80% of the market rate) should be included in the Halifax Housing Production Plan? Please indicate how much you favor each housing type.

  Won't support Might support, under appropriate circumstances Support
Single Family Homes
Duplexes
Multi Family Homes 3+
Apartments
Condominiums
Conversion of existing large homes or municipal buildings into housing.

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* 12. What housing strategies do you support?  Please indicate how much you favor each strategy.

  Do not support Somewhat Support Support Need more information
Allowing increased density in certain areas.
Allow new, small scale homes on reduced lot sizes (less than the normal 1 acre).
Allowing the conversion of existing homes into two family or multi-family housing.
Allowing multi-family housing to be built in designated areas.
Expanding or allowing the addition of accessory apartments, in-law suites or nanny flats.
Allowing denser development in areas, but conserving adjacent open space.
Requiring developers to create affordable housing units as a percentage of the market rate units they create.

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* 13. Which category best describes your age?

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* 14. Which best describes your annual household income, before deductions?

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* 15. Is there anything you want to add to the discussion or to tell your Selectmen, Planning Board or Affordable Housing Committee?

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* 16. Please provide your e-mail address if you would like to receive follow up information 
or participate in any meetings.

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