Community Survey - Bristol VA CDBG Five-year Consolidated Plan 2020-2025

The City of Bristol Virginia is asking for your help in defining its five-year Consolidated Plan for the use of its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. Your answers will help us identify what activities are important to you and the City; the City will use this information to inform usage of its entitlement grant funding for the next five years.  

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* 1. Are you a: (please check all that apply)

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* 2. What is the zip code of your primary residence?

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* 3. PART 1 - OVERALL
In your neighborhood (or service area), please rank the following in importance to you (1-5), 1 being the most important, 5 the least:

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* 4. In your neighborhood (or service area), please rank the following in importance to you (1-4), 1 being the most important, 4 the least:

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* 5. PART II - HOUSING
Housing Needs: How important are the following to you? 

Increase quality, affordable housing for low- to moderate income persons to  OWN (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 6. Increase quality, affordable housing for low- and moderate income persons to  RENT (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 7. Provide financial assistance for low- and moderate income homeowners to maintain safe, healthy, affordable housing (housing rehab activities) (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 8. Provide financial assistance for low- and moderate income, first-time home buyers to purchase a home (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 9. Increase the supply of quality, affordable housing near job growth areas (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 10. Increase the supply of housing that is accessible to persons with physical disabilities (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 11. PART III - Community Services

Please check the five most important and needed community services in the City of Bristol:

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* 12. Please check the five most important and needed community services in the City of Bristol:

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* 13. PART IV - FAMILY SERVICES

Please rate the need for the following family services:

Budgeting and Financial Management (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):



1 5
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* 14. Please rate the need for the following family services:

Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Education (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 15. Please rate the need for the following family services:

Fair Housing Activities (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 16. Please rate the need for the following family services:

Parenting Skills Education (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 17. Please rate the need for the following family services:

Emergency/Disaster Education (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 18. PART V - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Please rate the need for the following Community Development Activities:

Job training (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 19. Please rate the need for the following Community Development Activities:

Job Creation/Retention (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 20. Please rate the need for the following Community Development Activities:

Small business training and/or micro-enterprise loans  (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 21. Please rate the need for the following Community Development Activities:

Business Incubator (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 22. Please rate the need for the following Community Development Activities:

Downtown Revitalization (building facades, parking, attractiveness) - (on a scale of 1 being the least, 5 being the highest):

1 5
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* 23. PART VI - HOME FUNDING

The City receives additional HUD funding for housing purposes that include the following. Please rank them by measure of importance and priority: 

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* 24. If the City were to add a park in the Virginia Hills Neighborhood, what type of park would you like to see (you can choose multiple answers)?

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* 25. Please enter any additional comments regarding how the City should use its annual CDBG funding allocations for the next five years. 

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