The City of Savannah’s Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan addresses the City’s housing, homelessness, and non-housing community development needs for the five-year period 2018-2022.

Your input on the Community Needs Survey will provide an understanding of the City’s needs and priorities for community development activities. 

The results of the survey will be included in the Draft HCD Plan and available for public review and comment.

* 1. Your Name:

* 2. Agency/Organization (If affiliated)

* 3. Your Neighborhood (City residents)

* 4. Aldermanic District

General Activity Needs

For each activity below, mark the circle to the right that best fits your opinion on the level of current need of low and moderate income persons in your community.

* 5. Program/activity needs for low to moderate income persons

  No Need Little Need Some Need Large Need Very Large Need
Affordable Housing
Economic Development
Infrastructure (streets, sidewalks, drainage, etc.)
Public Facilities (parks, community centers, etc.)
Community Services (day care, senior programs, after-school programs, etc.)
Homeless Assistance/Homelessness Prevention
Eliminate Blight
Health Services
Crime Prevention
Employment Training
Housing Counseling
Substance Abuse Treatment
Child Care
Services for Persons with Disabilities
Neighborhood Planning
Specific Activity Needs
For each activity below, mark the circle to the right that best fits your opinion on the level of current need in your community

* 6. Homeownership Needs

  No Need Little Need Some Need Large Need Very Large Need
Downpayment/closing assistance
Rehabilitation assistance under $10,000
Rehabilitation assistance over $10,000
Affordable new home construction
Energy efficiency improvements
Home modifications for persons with disabilities
Lead based paint testing/removal
Homebuyer education/credit counseling

* 7. Rental Housing Needs

  No Need Little Need Some Need Large Need Very Large Need
Rehabilitation assistance under $10,000
Rehabilitation assistance over $10,000
Affordable new rental construction
Energy efficiency improvements
Lead based paint testing/removal
Rental housing for the elderly
Rental housing for persons with disabilities
Section 8 rental assistance
Rental housing for single persons
Rental housing for large families (5 or more persons)

* 8. Housing Needs for Persons with Special Needs

  No Need Little Need Some Need Large Need Very Large Need
Assisted living for the elderly
Housing for persons with HIV/AIDS
Housing for persons with alcohol/drug addiction
Housing for persons with developmental disabilities
Housing for persons with mental illness

* 9. Fair Housing Needs

  No Need Little Need Some Need Large Need Very Large Need
Fair housing discrimination testing
Enforcement of fair housing rights
Fair housing education for home buyers/sellers
Fair housing education for real estate professionals
Fair housing education for apartment owners/managers
Fair housing/lending education for lenders

* 10. Economic Development Needs

  No Need Little Need Some Need Large Need Very Large Need
Land/sites for business development
Buildings for business development
Personal income/asset development programs
Job training programs
Technical assistance for small businesses
Commercial corridor revitalization
Job development/creation
Retail development
Small business loans
Façade improvements
Lending for community redevelopment

* 11. Community Service Needs for Low and Moderate Income Persons

  No Need Little Need Some Need Large Need Very Large Need
Childcare services
Afterschool care
Youth counseling/mentoring programs
Senior citizen programs
Adult daycare
Physical health services
Mental health services
Drug/alcohol rehabilitation programs
Prescription drug assistance
Domestic violence/child abuse services
Foodbanks/nutritional support
Prenatal services
Job training
Employment assistance
Financial training/counseling
Case management
Fair housing services
Public safety programs
Transportation to services or jobs

* 12. Homeless Needs

  No Need Little Need Some Need Large Need Very Large Need
Homeless Prevention
Emergency shelters for families
Emergency shelters for men
Emergency shelters for women
Transitional shelters for families
Transitional shelters for men
Transitional shelters for women
Supportive services for families
Supportive services for men
Supportive services for women
Operation/maintenance of existing facilities
Job training for the homeless
Case management
Life skills training
Substance abuse treatment
Mental health care
Physical health care
Housing placement
Emergency financial assistance
Thank you for your time and thoughtful consideration

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