Increasing affordable and attainable housing options is a priority for the County. As part of work underway to prepare a Master Housing Strategy, we are asking for your assistance in identifying current and future housing needs and gaps across the County.

We want to hear about what you, your family and friends, and neighbours are currently experiencing related to housing in Dufferin County, and your ideas to address housing needs.

The information on this survey is collected under the authority of section 10, Municipal Act. The information will only be used to improve Dufferin County's commitment to public engagement and is subject to the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990. Any questions about the survey or other consultation opportunities can be directed to:

Jodi Ball
Consultation Lead
jodi@jconsultinggroup.ca
905-399-5634
Current Housing Needs and Gaps

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* 1. Do you feel your current housing meets your needs?

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* 2. What are the main challenges you face with your current housing?

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* 3. Have you experienced difficulty finding suitable housing in the past year?

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* 4. What difficulties or barriers do you face in accessing housing that meets your needs? (Select all that apply)

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* 5. For Renters: What is the maximum amount you can afford to pay monthly for rent?

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* 6. For Owners: What is the maximum amount you can afford to pay monthly for a mortgage payment?

Future Housing Demands

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* 7. Do you anticipate moving in the next 5 years?

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* 8. What type of housing do you think you will need in the next 5 years?

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* 9. What size of housing unit do you anticipate needing?

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* 10. What level of affordability would be most important to you in the future?

Housing Priorities for the Community

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* 11. Thinking more broadly about housing needs in Dufferin County, what types of housing should be prioritized for development in the community?

Potential Initiatives and Programs

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* 12. What types of housing programs, incentives, or other initiatives do you think would help address housing needs in the community?

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* 13. What other ideas or strategies would you like to see the County of Dufferin include in its Master Housing Strategy?

Demographics

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* 14. Are you a resident of the County of Dufferin?

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* 15. Please tell us which community you live in:

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* 16. What is your current housing situation? (Select all that apply.)

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* 17. How many people live in your household?

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* 18. What is your age group?

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* 19. How do you describe your gender? (Gender describes a person’s internal sense of gender, whether as a man, a woman, or beyond the gender binary.)

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* 20. What racial/ethnic groups do you belong to? (Select all that apply. Please select your answer(s) based on how you describe yourself. Race and ethnicity are recognized as variable social categories across cultures. These options are non-exhaustive and represent a mix of racial identities, ethnic groups, and national and geographic origins. Please use the comment box to provide further detail, if appropriate.)

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* 21. What is your immigration status? (Immigrant status refers to whether the person is a non-immigrant, an immigrant or a non-permanent resident.)

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* 22. How do you like to describe your sexuality? (Select all that apply. Sexuality describes a person’s physical, romantic, or emotional attraction to other people.)

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* 23. How do you describe your ability status? (Select all that apply.)

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* 24. What is your annual household income?

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