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* 1. The following survey aims to obtain community feedback on several pending issues: (1) the community's opinion on short term rentals such as Airbnbs, (2) the community's opinion on Community Advisory Council's plan to use social media such as Facebook and Twitter as an additional mode of communication with the community, (3) the community's opinion on Community Advisory Council's plan to host discussion panels on community issues; (4) the community's opinion on unsightly properties. All responses are anonymous.

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* 2. Where do you live?

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* 3. In what type of dwelling do you currently reside?

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* 4. Do you currently rent or own?

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* 5. Do you live with roommates?

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* 6. The current University Endowment Lands (UEL) bylaws allow no more than 3 unrelated people living in one single family home, but without any reference to the duration of rentals (ie. short-term rentals, like Airbnb, are permitted under existing UEL bylaws). The Community Advisory Council would like to know if the community would favour restricting rentals to longer-terms in the single family areas (ie. longer than one month).  How much do you agree with the following statements?

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* 7. I want UEL to restrict allowing short-term rentals

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* 8. I do not want UEL residents to rent out their dwelling or part of their dwelling as a short-term rental property, such as Airbnb.

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* 9. I would consider using my property or part of my property for short-term rentals.

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* 10. Short-term rentals in my neighbourhood increase my concerns for safety.

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* 11. Short-term rentals in my neighbourhood increase my concerns for noise-related problems.

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* 12. Short term rentals reduce rental stock for those who need long-term rental housing such as students.

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* 13. UEL and Vancouver currently have a shortage of long-term rental housing stock.

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* 14. Any other comments?

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* 15. The Community Advisory Council currently communicates to the community through regular emails and a newsletter that arrives in the community's mail slots every few months. To increase the efficiency of this process, the Community Advisory Council is considering using social media as an alternative means to contact the community.

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* 16. The Community Advisory Council will soon have a Facebook page. How comfortable are you with using social media for communication on local issues?

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* 17. Would you consider putting photos on an University Endowment Land ("UEL") Instragram account?

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* 18. How much do you agree with the following statement:  Twitter would work to help a sense of community.

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* 19. Would you be interested in attending something tentatively called "UEL Town Hall"? This would be a moderated panel discussion on topics of interest to our community. (For example, topics could include, “Do we live in an education factory town?” "Has the current flu outbreak shown the need for more local government?”)

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* 20. Unsightly properties are dangerous and pose building safety concerns in the UEL area. "Unsightly properties" is any property which has items that are decayed, deteriorated, demolished or in a state of disrepair: bagged waste not kept in rodent-proof containers, overgrown grass, construction material and debris not stored appropriately or in a neat and tidy manner, lack of exterior maintenance to buildings/structures, broken or boarded-up windows, derelict vehicles or waste dumped or stored on the property and/or graffiti on private property. Please indicate your opinion on unsightly properties.

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* 21. Unsightly properties reduce my sense of community.

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* 22. Unsighlty properties are dangerous and pose building safety concern.

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* 23. Unsightly properties in my neighbourhood increase my concerns for noise-related problems.

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* 24. Unsightly properties in my neighbourhood attract squatters and/or lead to property crime.

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* 25. I have seen unsightly propert(ies) in my neighbourhood before.

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* 26. Any other comments regarding unsightly properties?

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