Senior Housing Needs Questionnaire

This is a questionnaire about your current and future housing needs in order to understand the senior housing market in Westchester County, so we can better target housing needs.


* 1. In what type of home do you currently live?

* 2. How long have you lived in your current home?

* 3. Given that needs change as we get older, how much longer do you think you will live in your current home?

* 4. If you think it’s likely that you will leave your current home within the next ten years, which would you prefer

* 5. As you think about changing your housing situation, which are the factors you will consider. Please rank from 1 to 5 , where 1 is most important and 5 is least important.

  Most Important Least Important
Ability to maintain your current home
Transportation needs
Nearness of family
Cost to maintain your current home
Access to doctors and dentists

* 6. If you were to leave your home, but stay in your current or a nearby community, which options would you consider:

* 7. Would you consider either of the following options if a program offered to partner with you to add an apartment to your current home?

* 8. If you’d like to stay in your current home, which of the following adjustments to your home and environment do you think you would need?

* 9. What else would you like to see in your home to make you feel safe?