The City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee is entering into the second year of their Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Consolidated Plan for 2017-2020 and working on their CDBG Annual Action Plan for the upcoming Program Year (2018-2019). The City invites you to assist in the establishment of the community’s needs and priorities.

If you are interested in obtaining information on this survey or the CDBG Process, please contact Matt Widner in the Community Development Department at 865.425.3531. Thank you!

* 1. Please check all that apply:

* 2. What Oak Ridge neighborhood do you live in? (Example: East Village, Briarcliff, Scarboro, etc..)

* 3. If you could change one thing in your neighborhood, what would it be? (Example: Add sidewalks, Increase access to trails, etc...)

* 4. Do you think the physical condition of the public space in your neighborhood (streets, sidewalks, parks) is:

* 5. Do you perceive economic development and job creation to be a critical issue in the City?

* 6. Do you feel safe in your immediate neighborhood?

* 7. Do you think the physical condition of housing in your neighborhood is:

* 8. Do you think abandoned or foreclosed properties are a critical issue in the City?

* 9. What are the two most important considerations to you in choosing a place to live? (Pick two)

* 10. Please rank the level of need for the following types of Community Development in the City:

  Low Need Moderate Need High Need Unsure
Safe and Affordable Housing
Community/Neighborhood Services
Community/Neighborhood Facilities
Economic Development
Infrastructure (Streets, Sidewalks, Parks, etc...)

* 11. Please rank the level of need for the following types of Public Services in the City:

  Low Need Moderate Need High Need Unsure
Youth Services
Senior Services
Job Training/Readiness Programs
Health/Behavioral Health Services
Homebuyer Education/Financial Literacy
Fair Housing
Services for Persons with Disabilities
Homeless Services
Domestic Violence Services

* 12. Are you satisfied with your current living situation? If no, what is the primary reason you are not?

* 13. What barriers, if any, keep you from living in another part of Oak Ridge (check all that apply)?

* 14. Do you, or someone in your household, have a disability of any type?

* 15. If yes, please rate your level of agreement with the following statements:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree Not Applicable
I have a disability or a household member has a disability ad cannot get around my neighborhood because of broken sidewalks, no sidewalks, poor street lighting, etc...
I cannot afford a housing unit that has accessibility/handicapped features such as grab bars, ramps, handicapped parking, etc..
My landlord refused to accept a service animal
My landlord refused to make an accommodation for me

* 16. When you looked for housing to rent or buy in Oak Ridge in the past five years, were you ever denied housing to rent or buy? If yes, why (check all that apply)?

* 17. Please specify the neighborhood where you looked for housing, but were denied?

* 18. Have you ever felt you were discriminated against when looking for housing in Oak Ridge?

* 19. What was the reason you felt discriminated against?

* 20. If you felt you were discriminated against, what did you do about the discrimination (check all that apply)?

* 21. Did you file a complaint after you were discriminated against?

* 22. What is your gender?

* 23. Please provide your race:

* 24. Please provide your race ethnicity:

* 25. Please describe your household (check all that apply):

* 26. Please provide your employment status:

* 27. What category does your total household income fall (include income from all sources)?

* 28. Please provide your housing status (check all that apply):