We are working on a plan to address the housing needs of current and future residents and workers in our town over the next five years. There will be multiple opportunities for input from residents in this process including at least two public forums in the late winter/spring. If you are interested in more information on this Housing Plan process or the housing needs information we have collected so far, please visit our project website.  To see our town’s Housing Data Profile: click here. Thank you in advance for taking this survey to give us your feedback!
- Washington Housing Commission

Please note: Individual responses to the survey will be ANONYMOUS; only group summary survey results will be reported.

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* 1. Please select the option that best represents your current housing situation in Washington:

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* 2. Please select the option that best represents who you live with (check all that apply):

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* 3. Are any of the following statements TRUE about your housing situation (check all that apply):

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* 4. If you are currently renting, why have you chosen to do so? (choose all that apply)

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* 5. If you own a home, would you be interested in converting existing space or building another housing unit on your property that you could rent (over a garage, in the back/side yard)?

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* 6. If you already have another housing unit on your property or in your home that you rent, which of the following are true:

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* 7. Have you experienced barriers to finding the type of housing you would like to have in Washington?

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* 8. IF YES, what barriers have you experienced (check all that apply)?

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* 9. IF you have had trouble finding a rental or home purchase option in Washington that fits your household budget, what level of rent/mortgage could your household afford (without paying more than 30% of your income on housing costs)? (This will help us determine the amount of need for housing options at different rent/mortgage levels.)

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* 10. Do you anticipate that at some point, you or your parents or children might have to move out of Washington to find the housing you/they need?

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* 11. Have your parents or adult children experienced barriers to finding suitable housing in Washington?

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* 12. If yes, what barriers have your parents or adult children experienced? (Check all that apply)

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* 13. What do you think the Town of Washington needs more of? (Check all that apply)

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* 14. Do you think the cost of housing in Washington affects the town's ability to attract/retain younger people or young families?

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* 15. Do you think the cost of housing in Washington affects the town's ability to recruit fire/ambulance volunteers and other municipal volunteers?

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* 16. Do you think the cost of housing in Washington affects the town's ability to keep seniors (65 yrs and older) in town?

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* 17. Do you think the cost of housing in Washington affects the ability of people who work in town to live here?

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* 18. How long have you lived in Washington?

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* 19. How old are you?

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* 20. Do you live in Washington full-time or part-time?

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* 21. Please select the option that best describes your current employment status: (check all that apply)

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* 22. We plan to hold a forum in February 2021 to review our housing needs findings and develop goals and strategies for meeting them. If you would like to receive a direct email about the forum or updates on the activities of the Washington Housing Commission, please enter your email address below or check the Town website for news. 

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* 23. If you have any other comments or feedback for the Washington Housing Commission related to housing issues, please include them here. 

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