2020-2024 Consolidated Plan Survey

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The City of Evansville is preparing its Five Year(2020-2024) Consolidated Plan for federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Your participation is needed to help prioritize with the Community Development and Housing needs. The 2019 City of Evansville Household Income Guidelines are provided to help complete the survey. Thank you for your input, and making our community a better place to live.

As a resident of the City of Evansville, please rate the importance of spending public dollars on public service and homeless activities. Rank based on you view of the activity as a High, Medium or Low Priority. In addition, select the services you currently receive. 

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Section 1:

Which City of Evansville Zip Code do you live? 
Please indicate your current housing status? 

Section 2: PUBLIC SERVICE NEEDS

As a resident of the City of Evansville, please rate the importance of spending public dollars on public service and homeless activities. Rank based on you view of the activity as a High, Medium or Low Priority. Please note that assisting the homeless is deemed a high priority, three of the ten categories listed; Homeless Prevention Subsidies, Re-Entry Services and Homeless Youth Services may be ranked. In addition, select the services you currently receive.
Senior Services:Services for elderly only. 
Handicapped Services: Services for the handicapped, regardless of age. 
Services for abused or neglected children: Daycare and other services provided 
Childcare Services: (Ages: Under Age 12 years old ): Affordable daycare 
Youth Services: (Ages: 13-19 years old ): Assist youth with educational programming and mentoring, etc. 
Legal Services: Legal services to Low to Moderate Income (LMI) persons. 
Transportation Services: Services for a specific client group. 
Health Services: Nutrition, Mental Health, Substance Abuse Services, Lead Paint Screening, etc. 
Code Enforcement: Slum and Blight Removal 
Crime Awareness or Prevention: Educational programming and paying for security guards. 
Employment Training: Assistance to increase self-sufficiency, literacy, independent living skills, and job training 
Direct Financial Assistance to For-Profits : Job creation and retention 
Micro-Enterprise Assistance: Start-up funds for very small businesses 
Housing Services: homeownership services(not direct) utility assistance, landlord counseling, historic preservation 
Fair Housing: Services that protect people from discrimination when renting or buying a home, etc. 

Section 2: HOMELESS NEEDS

Coordinated Entry System: A system that aligns all homeless service providers in a centralized process that seeks to deliver better client/program matches. 
Case Management: Assessing, arranging, coordinating, and monitoring the delivery of individual services to meet the needs of the participant, including component services and activities. 
Day Shelters: A drop-in center for all persons experiencing homelessness or near homelessness offering meals, hygiene items, restroom and shower facilities, mail services and shelter during inclement weather seven days a week. 
Medical Respite: A safe, clean place for homeless persons to heal who require care after a hospital stay. Includes case management services, transportation to follow up appointments, and other vital services. 
Emergency Shelters: Provide temporary shelter for the homeless in general or for specific populations of the homeless. 
Homeless Prevention Subsidies: Housing and other subsidies, (including financial, mediation, legal, etc.) that prevent a household from becoming homeless. 
Rapid Rehousing: Short-term rental assistance and services to help people obtain housing quickly and increase self-sufficiency. 
Permanent Supportive Housing: Assisted living for those with disabilities; affordable housing combined with supportive services for those who are disabled and formerly homeless. 
Ex-Offender Re-Entry Services: A collaborative approach is used to assist former offenders re-entering society from incarceration to daily life in the community. 
Shelter Diversion: An intervention to solve individuals or families lack of housing they have entered shelter or street homelessness; usually temporary until permanent housing is secured. 
Homeless Youth Resources: Aid and services to at-risk and homeless households up to age 24 years old. 

Section 3: HOUSING NEEDS

As a resident of the City of Evansville, please rate the importance of the spending of public dollars on housing efforts in the following areas. Rank based on High, Medium, or Low priority. Also, select the housing category you use.
Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA): Assist families with paying rent and other housing related expenses 
Energy Efficient Improvements: Improvements that reduce energy usage and expense. 
Lead- Based Paint Hazard Testing/Asbestos Removal: Included in the development of affordable housing 

Please view the HUD Income Level Guidelines Sheet, use this guideline for the next six questions

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Production of new rental units FOR each income level

Extremely low income (less than or equal to 30% Area Median Income) 
Very low income (less than or equal to 50% Area Median Income) 
Low to Moderate Income (less than or equal to 80% Area Median Income) 

Rehabilitation of existing rental units FOR each income level

Extremely low income (less than or equal to 30% Area Median Income) 
Very low income (less than or equal to 50% Area Median Income) 
Low to Moderate Income (less than or equal to 80% Area Median Income) 

Production of new homebuyer owner units FOR each income level

Extremely low income (less than or equal to 30% Area Median Income) 
Very low income (less than or equal to 50% Area Median Income) 
Low to Moderate Income (less than or equal to 80% Area Median Income) 

Rehabilitation of homebuyer units FOR each income level

Extremely low income (less than or equal to 30% Area Median Income) 
Very low income (less than or equal to 50% Area Median Income) 
Low to Moderate Income (less than or equal to 80% Area Median Income) 

Rehabilitation of privately owned, single unit homes FOR each income level

Extremely low income (less than or equal to 30% Area Median Income) 
Very low income (less than or equal to 50% Area Median Income) 
Low to Moderate Income (less than or equal to 80% Area Median Income) 

Homeownership Assistance: Assist with home purchases, including down payment assistance and closing costs FOR each income level.

Extremely low income (less than or equal to 30% Area Median Income) 
Very low income (less than or equal to 50% Area Median Income) 
Low to Moderate Income (less than or equal to 80% Area Median Income) 

Section 4: INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

Please rate the importance of spending federal dollars on Infrastructure Improvements, Public Facility Improvements, and Commercial & Industrial Development. Rank based on a High, Medium, or Low priority.
Street Improvements: Install or repair streets, street and storm drains, curbs and gutters, traffic lights, etc. 
Sidewalk Improvements: Improvements to sidewalks, including trash receptacles, lighting, benches, and trees. 
Solid Waste Disposal Improvements: Acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of solid waste facilities. 
 
Flood Drain Improvements: Acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of flood drainage facilities, retention ponds/catch basins. 
Water/Sewer Improvements: Installation or replacement of water lines, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, and fire hydrants. 

Section 4: PUBLIC FACILITY NEEDS OR IMPROVEMENTS

Senior Centers: Acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of facilities for seniors 
Handicapped Centers: Acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of centers or group homes for the handicapped. 
Homeless Facilities ( not operating costs): Acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of permanent housing for the homeless. 
Youth Centers / Abused & Neglected Children: Acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of facilities intended for children ≤ age 12 and for and for facilities for abused and neglected children. 
Health Facilities : Acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of physical or mental health facilities for a specific client group. 
Parks, Recreational Facilities: The development of recreational facilities. 
Neighborhood Facilities: Acquisition,construction, or rehabilitation of facilities designed to serve a neighborhood that will be used for social services or for multiple purposes. 
Parking Facilities: The primary purpose of rehabilitating a public facility or carrying out a street improvement activity to improve parking 

Section 4: COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

Acquisition and Disposition: Creating industrial parks for commercial and industrial development. 
Infrastructure : Street parking, rail support, and other site improvement for development 
Building Acquisition, Construction or Rehab: Carried out by the grantee or by a non-profit. 

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