Town of Apple Valley/ City of Victorville Community Needs Assessment Survey

The Town of Apple Valley, in partnership with the City of Victorville, is in the process of developing a Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan for the Department of Housing and Urban Development that will establish community goals and guide resource allocations.  The plan will cover the period of 2017-2021.  We invite you to assist the Town and City to establish community needs and priorities.

 

We appreciate your time and thank you for your participation.  This survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. Please complete the survey and return in person to the Town of Apple Valley, Attn: Housing Division, 14955 Dale Evans Pkwy., Apple Valley, CA 92307 or City of Victorville at 14343 Civic Drive, Victorville, CA, by mail to the same address as above for Apple Valley or to City of Victorville, Economic Development Department – Housing Division, P.O. Box 5001, Victorville, CA  92393, by email to housing@applevalley.org or HCDgrants@ci.victorville.ca.us, or by fax to (760)240-7399 or (760) 269-0044.

If you are interested in obtaining information about this survey, the Consolidated Planning Process, or Community Development Programs, please contact the Housing Division at (760)240-7000 x 7208 or Economic Development Department, Housing Division at (760) 955-5032.

* 1. Please indicate the ZIP Code of your residence:

* 2. Please indicate the ZIP Code of your place of employment:

* 3. Do you own or rent your residence?

* 4. Are you satisfied with your current living situation? If no, what is the primary reason you are not?

* 5. What are the most important considerations to you in choosing a place to live?

* 6. Do you feel safe in your immediate neighborhood?

* 7. Do you think abandoned or foreclosed properties are a critical issue in the city/town?

* 8. Thinking about your neighborhood and the facilities and services currently available, please rate the level of need for improvements in the areas below.

(Select a number between 1 and 5 for each area below.  A rating of 1 indicates very little need, while a rating of 5 indicates a critical, top priority need.)

  1 2 3 4 5
Improve town/city facilities that provide public service (such as parks, libraries, fire stations)
Create more affordable housing available to low income residents
Improve non-profit facilities providing community services (such as senior centers, youth centers, food banks)
Create more jobs available to low income residents

* 9. Community Development Needs

(Select a number between 1 and 5 for each area below. A rating of 1 indicates very little need, while a rating of 5 indicates a critical, top priority need.)

  1 2 3 4 5
Senior centers
Youth centers
Centers for the disabled
Homeless facilities (Transitional housing and emergency shelters)
Facilities for persons with HIV/AIDS
Health care facilities
Mental health facilities
Fire stations
Libraries
Park and recreational facilities
Facilities for abused, abandoned and neglected children
Educational facilities
Police stations
Child care centers
Parking facilities

* 10. Infrastructure and Neighborhood Improvements

(Select a number between 1 and 5 for each area below. A rating of 1 indicates very little need, while a rating of 5 indicates a critical, top priority need.)

  1 2 3 4 5
Water/sewer improvements
Street improvements
Storm water and drainage improvements
ADA accessibility to public facilities
Sidewalk improvements
Lighting improvements
Landscaping improvements
New or renovated playgrounds

* 11. Public Services

(Select a number between 1 and 5 for each area below.  A rating of 1 indicates very little need, while a rating of 5 indicates a critical, top priority need.)

  1 2 3 4 5
Senior services
Disability services
Legal services
Youth services
Transportation services
Substance abuse services
Domestic violence services
Homeless services
Food banks
Services for persons with HIV/AIDS
Crime awareness/prevention services
Landlord/tenant counseling services
Child care services
Health services
Abused, abandoned and neglected children services
Mental health services
Lead-based paint/lead hazards screenings
Housing counseling
Neighborhood clean-ups (trash, graffiti, etc.)

* 12. Economic Development

(Select a number between 1 and 5 for each area below. A rating of 1 indicates very little need, while a rating of 5 indicates a critical, top priority need.)

  1 2 3 4 5
Financial assistance for low income residents for business expansion and job creation
Public improvements to commercial/industrial sites
Financial assistance to low income individuals to create a small business
Store front improvements in low income neighborhoods

* 13. Housing

(Select a number between 1 and 5 for each area below.  A rating of 1 indicates very little need, while a rating of 5 indicates a critical, top priority need.)

  1 2 3 4 5
Owner occupied housing rehabilitation
Homeownership assistance
Increase affordable rental housing inventory
Rental assistance
Code enforcement activities in low income neighborhoods
Substance abuse services
Rental housing rehabilitation
Fair housing outreach and testing
Housing accessibility improvements
Energy efficiency and sustainability improvements
Permanent housing for homeless
Housing for other special needs (such as elder and persons with disabilities)

* 14. Are you familiar with housing related or social services provided by your community?

* 15. Do you perceive economic development/job creation to be a critical issue in the Town/City?

* 16. What information have you seen/heard regarding fair housing programs, laws, or enforcement within your community?

* 17. Describe your household (Check all that apply)

* 18. What is your race? (If you are multi-racial, please check all that apply) (¿Cuál es su raza? Si es usted multiracial, por favor marque todas las razas que se aplican a usted.)

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