Community Needs Survey

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* 1. What type of CDBG project do you feel Huron needs the most.  Please rank in order of importance.

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* 2. On a scale from 1 (extremely low need) to 7 (extremely high need), please rate each need or priority regarding Housing Services in the City of Huron.

  1-Extremely low Priority/Need 2 3 4 5 6 7-Extremely high Priority/Need
Expand affordable housing ownership opportunities
Tennant Based Rental Assistance
Provide Homebuyer Education and Counseling
Preserve Historic Housing
Multi-family Housing
Repair housing owned by low income families
Complex for Senior Living
Expand reconstruction to replace un-repairable housing
Provide purchase assistance to homebuyers for affordable homes (homes that range $226,000 and under)
Build homes, other than affordable housing, that is meant for households in the middle to upper income

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* 3. On a scale from 1 (extremely low need) to 7 (extremely high need), please rate each need or priority regarding Public Infrastructure Improvements in the City of Huron.  Public Infrastructure improvements must serve a predominantly residential area.

  1-Extremely low Priority/Need 2 3 4 5 6 7-Extremely high Priority/Need
Sidewalk Improvements
Water/Sewer Improvements
Street Improvements
Make current sidewalks and street crossings handicap accessible
Utility improvements
Flood and Drainage Improvements

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* 4. On a scale from 1 (extremely low need) to 7 (extremely high need), please rate each need or priority regarding Public Facility Improvements in the City of Huron.  Public Facilities must be used to provide eligible CDBG Services.  Example of services include employment training, health services, education, recreation, nutrition, shelter, day care, temporary housing, and fire protection.

  1-Extremely low Priority/Need 2 3 4 5 6 7-Extremely high Priority/Need
Construction of new or rehabilitation of Domestic Violence Shelter
Construction of new or rehabilitation of Center used for Education and Job Training
Construction of new or rehabilitation of Day Care Center
Construction of new or rehabilitation of Senior Center
Construction of new or rehabilitation of Homeless Shelter
Construction of new or rehabilitation of Recreation Center

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* 5. On a scale from 1 (extremely low need) to 7 (extremely high need), please rate each need or priority regarding Public Services in the City of Huron.

  1-Extremely low Priority/Need 2 3 4 5 6 7-Extremely high Priority/Need
Employment Training and other Education Services
Day Care Services
Senior Services
Emergency Assistance Payments
Credit Counseling
Drug and Alcohol Services
Shelter and/or other services  for Homeless
Recreation Services
Energy Conservation Services
Shelter and/or other services for Domestic Violence
Health and Nutrition Services
Public Safety Services - crime awareness, crime prevention, anti-gang awareness

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* 6. On a scale from 1 (extremely low need) to 7 (extremely high need), please rate each need or priority regarding Economic Development in the City of Huron.

  1-Extremely low Priority/Need 2 3 4 5 6 7-Extremely high Priority/Need
Assist new and current businesses with technical assistance services such as creating a business plan, marketing, QuickBooks training, Tax Prep, etc. 
Demolition and reconstruction or repair of blighted buildings where businesses will operate
Create or retain jobs
Assist small businesses with loans - Microenterprise Loans
Develop Industrial Park
Assist large businesses with loans - Business Assistance Loans

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