Community Employee Housing Facility

In partnership with local organizations, Community Futures is exploring the viability of constructing a 100 unit Community Employee Housing Facility. The units would be fully furnished bachelor suites, with their own kitchen and bathroom. The end cost to the resident will be $1,000 per month, including rent, furnishing, utilities and high speed internet. There would also be gear/bike storage in the basement.
Building Description:

-        four story wood frame construction with concrete foundation
-        100 rental units fully furnished
-        50 parking stalls under building and 50 stalls at grade
-        Building quality and design similar to VEDA 800 building in Kelowna

Please visit the following link for a virtual tour of the VEDA 800 building in Kelowna, the Revelstoke Facility would be based on:  VEDA Building - Virtual Tour

We are seeking the feedback from front end workers of RMR, hospitality, accommodations and retail businesses, on the design and features of an employee housing facility to ensure that it is a safe and desirable place to live. Any input and feedback that you can provide will be greatly appreciated.

* 1. What is your current living arrangement?

* 3. What is your current hourly wage?

* 4. What is your current approximate monthly take home pay?

* 5. How much do you spend each month on housing, utilities and home internet combined?

* 6. Do you own a vehicle?

* 7. What modes of local transportation do you use in the summer?

* 8. What modes of local transportation do you use in the winter?

* 9. If you were to live in a Community Employee Housing Facility, having an individual apartment unit as described above. Rate on a scale of 1 - 5 how important are the following amenities are to you.

  Very un-important Un-important Neither un-important or important Important Very important
Underground parking
Common TV room
Common games room
Fitness facility
In building coffee/cafe shop

* 10. Please list other features you would like to see in such a facility

* 11. Have your taken the virtual tour of the VEDA building in Kelowna? 

* 12. Would you live in such a building for $1,000 per month inclusive of rent, utilities, furnishing and high speed internet?

* 13. Please provide any other comments you might have about the concept of a Community Employee Housing Facility in Revelstoke.