Harris County Consolidated Plan Survey
Answers marked with a * are required.
1. Home ZIP Code *
2. Work ZIP Code
3. Which of the following best describe you?


4. How long have you lived in your current residence? *


5. How long have you lived in Harris County? *


6. What is your favorite part about living in Harris County? *
7. What is your least favorite part about living in Harris County? *
8. Do you use Park and Ride services? *


9. How often do you use public transit in a month? *



Community Services and Facilities - Please answer the following:

  Yes No
Would you like a small, neighborhood park within 1 mile of your home?
Would you like a large, regional park within 5 miles of your home?
Are specialty parks (Splash Pad, Dog Park, etc.) needed in your neighborhood?
Do you support neighborhood watch programs in your neighborhood?
11. What is the ideal distance from your home to these services (in miles)? *
  Less than 1 1-5 5-10 10+
Commercial Centers (Shopping, Dining, etc.)
Employment Training and Services
Community Centers and Services
Senior and Youth Activity Centers
Health Care Facilities and Services
Centers/Services for Persons with Disabilities
Emergency Service Facilities (Fire Dept., EMS, etc.)
Centers/Services for Persons with HIV/AIDS

Infrastructure and Neighborhood Services - Please answer the following:

Are there drainage problems in your neighborhood?




Do the streets in your neighborhood need improvements?



14. Does your street have enough lighting? *


15. Do the sidewalks in your neighborhood need improvements? *


16. Who provides your drinking water service? *


17. Who provides your sewer service? *


18. Does your neighborhood have regular trash and debris removal? *


19. Is graffiti / vandalism a problem in your neighborhood? *



Are abandoned/dilapidated structures a problem in your neighborhood?



21. Is high speed internet available in your community? *


22. How important are the following factors when choosing housing? *
  Very Unimportant Unimportant Neutral Important Very Important
Shortening the distance to work
Shortening the distance to amenities (shopping, dining, etc.)
Quality of Public Schools
Cultural Opportunities
Recreational Opportunities
Colleges, Universities, and Technical Schools in the area
Open Space and Trails
23. Housing - Please answer the following:

What type(s) of housing are most needed in your community? (Rank 1 to 4, with 1 being the most needed)


  1 2 3 4
Single family
General multi-family (1-2 bedrooms)
Large multi-family (3+ bedrooms)
Senior (55 yrs +)
24. What is the ideal lot size for a single family home in your community? *


25. How many bedrooms should affordable single family housing units have? *


26. What do you consider to be an affordable single family home? *


27. What do you think should be done with the single family homes in your neighborhood in need of rehabilitation? *


28. How large should affordable multi-family housing complexes be? *


29. What size (number of bedrooms) apartments are needed in affordable multi-family housing complexes? *


30. What do you consider to be an affordable monthly rent? *


31. Is overcrowding in housing units an issue in your community? *


32. What do you think should be done with the multi-family complexes in your neighborhood in need of rehabilitation? *


33. How much of your household income do you spend on housing? *


34. Is homebuyer downpayment and closing cost assistance needed in your neighborhood? *


35. Do you think lead-based paint testing and repair are needed in your neighborhood? *


36. What sort of energy efficient building standards and improvements are needed in your community? *


37. What is the closest distance to your home you would support the following being developed? *
  Within 1 mile 1-3 miles 3-5 miles 5-10 miles 10+ miles
Affordable multi-family complex
Homeless shelter
Youth group home
Group home for people with disabilities
Group home for substance abuse treatment
38. Additional comments:
39. If you would like to participate in a future interview or focus group, please write your name, phone number, and email address:

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