City of Miami Gardens - Stakeholder Survey

The City of Miami Gardens expects to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program which will help to address affordable housing and community development needs. Program activities must meet at least one of three national objectives outlined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Activities must benefit low-to-moderate income persons/households; prevent or eliminate slums or blight and/or an emergency need that poses a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community.

The survey should only take five (5) minutes of your time. No identifying personal information will be collected in connection with this survey.

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* 1. Name of your organization?

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* 2. Organization Type

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* 3. What population do you service? (please mark all that apply)

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* 4. Please describe some of your agency/organization’s outcomes and accomplishments in the past year in your area of service.

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* 5. Please rate the importance of the following general community needs.

  Most Important Very Important Important Less Important
Safe, decent, affordable housing (new/rehab, owner-occupied rental property, energy efficient, etc.)
Helping the homeless and homelessness prevention
Housing for special needs populations (elderly/disabled/persons w HIV/AIDS/victims of domestic abuse)
Infrastructure (water, sewer, drainage, sidewalks, streets, etc.)
Community development (after school programs, prevention, community and rec centers, parks, etc.)
Elimination of slum and blight (demolition of dilapidated buildings, code enforce, redevelopment etc.)
Economic development (new retail centers, business creation, etc.)
Employment and training (new skills, job skills, technology, etc.)
Crime prevention (neighborhood programs to deter crime)
Fair housing awareness

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* 6. Where are some areas in the city that are most affected by these issues? (geographies of highest need for investment)

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* 7. Please rank the following priorities for funding from one (1) to seven (7) in order of importance to the community (1 being the most important and 7 being the least important).

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* 8. Comments on Community Needs

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