Hi folks! We need your help. Your input on the following survey will help inform future planning decisions, zoning, and other land use regulations in Candia. 

We appreciate your help and thank you ahead of time.

Signed, the Town of Candia Housing Opportunity Planning (HOP) Steering Committee

Carla Penfield, Judith Szot, Sarah Sargent, Brian Sargent, Mark Chalbeck, Anne Lacey, Wendy Ducharme, Pattie Davis, and Melissa Madden.

For more information about the survey and the Housing Opportunity Planning grant, please visit www.candianh.org/

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* 1. Please check all of the following descriptions which apply.

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* 2. What is your living situation?

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* 3. What type of home do you live in?

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* 4. How many people live in your household?

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* 5. How long have you lived in Candia?

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* 6. How long do you plan to stay in Candia?

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* 7. What is your age group?

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* 8. When you think of living in Candia in 5, 10, or 20 years, will your current home meet your future needs?

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* 9. When you think of housing in Candia in the future, what concerns you?

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* 10. When you think of housing in Candia in the future, what are your priorities?

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* 11. Indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about Candia:

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree I do not know
Candia provides affordable home purchase choices.
Candia provides housing choices that attract workers of all ages.
Candia provides adequate housing options for aging seniors.
Candia has adequate rental options.

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* 12. In looking at potential new housing in Candia, please prioritize the following housing types based on their level of desirability.

  Very Desirable Desirable Somewhat Desirable Not Desirable I do not know
Single-family houses
Two-family (duplex)
Multi-family (3+ units)
Age-restricted housing
Assisted living housing
Manufactured (mobile) homes
Townhouses
Condos (shared amenities)
Accessory Dwelling Units (Mother-in-Law Suites, converted garages, etc...)
Village node (a new group of housing with small business and retail)
Live/work (Mixed Use/Commercial and Residential Use)
Tiny homes

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* 13. In the existing Candia Master Plan, the Vision recognizes the value of Candia’s “small town character and charm.”  How might the town maintain Candia’s small town character and charm while providing a greater diversity in housing options for residents?

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* 14. In what areas of Candia would you prefer new housing?

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* 15. In what areas of Candia would you prefer no more housing?

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* 16. In what areas of Candia would you prefer denser housing, if any?

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* 17. The Candia Housing Goal from the existing Candia Master Plan is to: “Manage residential growth, and encourage greater diversity in housing choices to attract young families to the community and enable the Town’s older population to age in place.”

What are the greatest constraints to Candia achieving its housing goal?

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* 18. What do you see as the primary factors impacting housing availability and affordability in Candia?

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* 19. Please share any additional thoughts you have about housing in Candia:

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* 20. If you would like to stay informed on the results of this survey and future input opportunities, please leave your email below!

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