The Village of Arlington Heights receives approximately $260,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds each year for housing and community development projects to assist low and moderate income residents. CDBG funds are federal funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Village wants you to have a voice in how the Village of Arlington Heights uses this resource. Please assist us by filling out this survey. The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete. If a computer or assistance is needed to complete this survey, please come to the Department of Planning & Community Development, located in Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Assistance is available between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. Village Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. If any other assistance is needed with completing the survey, please contact Nora Boyer at (847) 368-5214, or at nboyer@vah.com.

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* 1. Are you a Village of Arlington Heights Resident?

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* 2. Are you answering as a representative of a social service agency, affordable housing provider, or other entity that provides housing or other assistance to low and moderate income Arlington Heights residents?

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* 3.
Community Services
RATE THE LEVEL OF UNMET COMMUNITY NEED
WITH 1 BEING LOW NEED AND 5 BEING HIGH NEED

  Low 1 2 3 4 5 High
Senior Activities
Youth Activities
Child Care Services including Affordable Day Care
Public Transportation
Anti-Crime Programs
Health Services and Clinics
Mental Health Services
Legal Services
Financial Education
Counseling Services
Cultural Services
Language and Literacy Programs
Services for Abused Children
Transportation for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities to Medical Appointments

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* 4.
Housing
RATE THE LEVEL OF UNMET COMMUNITY NEED 
WITH 1 BEING LOW NEED AND 5 BEING HIGH NEED

  Low 1 2 3 4 5 High
Home Improvement Programs
Homeownership Assistance
Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Senior Housing
Affordable Senior Housing
Rental Housing
Affordable Rental Housing
Fair Housing Services and Enforcement
Lead-Based Paint Testing and Abatement
Historic Preservation
Energy Efficiency Improvements
Foreclosure Prevention

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* 5.
Community Facilities
RATE THE LEVEL OF UNMET COMMUNITY NEED
WITH 1 BEING LOW NEED AND 5 BEING HIGH NEED

  Low 1 2 3 4 5 High
Senior Center Renovation or Enhancements
Child Care Centers
Parks and Recreational Facilities
Health Care Facilities

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* 6.
Special Needs Services
RATE THE LEVEL OF UNMET COMMUNITY NEED
WITH 1 BEING LOW NEED AND 5 BEING HIGH NEED

  Low 1 2 3 4 5 High
Services and Centers for Persons with Disabilities
Handicapped Accessibility
Domestic Violence Services and Centers
Substance Abuse Services and Centers
Homeless Services and Shelters
HIV/AIDS Services and Centers
Services and Centers for Abused Children
Veteran Services and Centers
Food Pantries

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* 7.
Jobs and Businesses
RATE THE LEVEL OF UNMET COMMUNITY NEED
WITH 1 BEING LOW NEED AND 5 BEING HIGH NEED

  Low 1 2 3 4 5 High
Start-Up Business Assistance
Small Business Technical Assistance
Job Creation and Retention
Employment Training
Commercial and Industrial Rehabilitation
Facade Improvements
Business Financing

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* 8.
Neighborhood Services
RATE THE LEVEL OF UNMET COMMUNITY NEED
WITH 1 BEING LOW NEED AND 5 BEING HIGH NEED

  Low 1 2 3 4 5 High
Tree Planting/Preservation
Trash Removal Service
Recycling Service
Police Services
Neighborhood Watch Programs

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* 9.
Infrastructure
RATE THE LEVEL OF UNMET COMMUNITY NEED
WITH 1 BEING LOW NEED AND 5 BEING HIGH NEED

  Low 1 2 3 4 5 High
Drainage Improvements
Water and Sewer Improvements
Street Improvements
Street Lighting Improvements
Sidewalk Improvements
Bike Path Improvements
Traffic Congestion

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* 10. Please write in any needs not listed:

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* 11. Please mark the top five priorities that should be addressed in the Village of Arlington Heights. Order them from 1 to 5, with 1 being least important and 5 being most important.

  1 Low 2 3 4 5 High
Affordable Housing
Business Assistance
Affordable Child Care
Code Enforcement Services
Crime
Drainage
Employment Training
Energy Efficency
Forclosures
Health Services
Home Improvement Programs
Homelessness
Pedestrian Accessibility
Persons with Disabilities
Public Transportation
Recycling and Trash Service
Senior Citizens
Substance Abuse
Traffic Congestion
Vacant Lots and Buildings
Youth Programs

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* 12. Do you know of specific needs or services not addressed by current housing, homelessness, or special needs services?

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* 13. What are the primary obstacles facing the low and moderate income residents of the Village of Arlington Heights?

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* 14. How can the Village of Arlington Heights help improve the local economic situation?

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* 15. What can the Village do better to raise awareness about programs benefiting residents of the Village of Arlington Heights?

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact the Department of Planning and Community Development at (847) 368-5214 or nboyer@vah.com.
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