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* 1. Where do you reside now? Please choose the answer that best fits your situation.

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* 2. Which of the following best describes your current dwelling type?

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* 3. What are some of the pressing housing issues in your neighbourhood?

  Not a problem Minor problem Major problem
Do homes need major repairs?
Are homes overcrowded?
Are homes too expensive?
Is homelessness/ near-homelessness a problem?
Is the provision of services (roads, sewer, water and electricity) an issue?
Are there sufficient housing options for different people with different needs (ex. single people, elders, families, etc.)?
Are there too many vacant lots in the neighbourhood?

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* 4. How many people, including you, currently live in your household within the following age groups?

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* 5. How many years have you lived in your current home?

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* 6. What is your current living arrangement?

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* 7. Do you own or rent the place where you live?

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* 8. What is the size of your home? (Whole numbers only, ex.: 2, 1, 1000, 1990)

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* 9. What do you pay for housing per month, excluding utilities ?

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* 10. About what percentage of your before-tax income do you pay for your housing per month, excluding utilities ?

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* 11. What can you afford to pay for housing per month, excluding utilities?

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* 12. Is your rent or housing cost subsidized or reduced by a government or charitable organization ?

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* 13. How satisfied are you with your current living conditions?

  Highly satisfied Somewhat satisfied Neutral Somewhat dissatisfied Highly dissatisfied
Quality of housing (whether it needs repairs etc.)
Size of the housing (whether adequate for household)
Housing costs (whether mortgage payment / rental payment is affordable)
Housing accessibility (whether adequate for disabled people)
Quality of Neighbourhood (Crime, homelessness etc.)
Location of home (whether it is near grocery stores and important retail centers)

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* 14. What are the barriers, if any, that keep you from moving to other neighbourhoods? (choose all that apply)

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* 15. Are you looking to rent or buy a home in Quesnel within the next two years?

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* 16. How much of the year do you live in Quesnel or North Cariboo?

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* 17. If you move within the current area where you live, what would be your preferred living arrangement?

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* 18. What dwelling type would your prefer to buy / rent? Please provide your top three choices.

  This is my ideal choice Acceptable choice I will choose this if necessary
Single-detached house (one storey)
Single-detached house (two or more storeys)
Row or townhouse
Unit in a duplex/triplex/fourplex
Apartment (fewer than 5 storeys)
Apartment (more than 5 storeys)
Mobile home
Extended stay hotel
Secondary suite 
A room in someone else's home

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* 19. What kind of housing issues do you believe the City and/or CRD should focus on? Please check all that apply.

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* 20. Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns; including any housing issues and opportunities that you would like to highlight?

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* 21. You can give us your contact information if you would like us to inform you of the findings of the survey.

This Housing Needs Survey is being conducted by Urbanics Consultants Ltd. (Consultant) on behalf of the City of Quesnel (Client). The survey will help us in developing a better understanding of the current and emerging housing needs of the City within the context of its location in the Region. Urbanics Consultants will not share this information with any other agency and the information will be protected by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) on the part of Urbanics Consultants. The SurveyMonkey Privacy Policy (https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/legal/privacy-policy/) discloses to respondents that any personal data collected from them in the survey may be transferred to various countries, including the United States and other locations SurveyMonkey has offices. Please read the SurveyMonkey Privacy Policy for more information.

If you have any questions or concerns related to the survey, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Sophee Payne, Urban Planner at Urbanics Consultants Ltd. (spayne@urbanics.com).

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