City of Lubbock Community Member Survey

The City of Lubbock requests your participation in a brief survey designed to identify fair housing issues in the City.

As a recipient of federal funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City is required to certify that it will affirmatively further fair housing. The purpose of the survey is to gain a more qualitative analysis of the knowledge, experiences, opinions and feelings of community members across the City.

Thank you in advance for your participation in this survey.

Definitions:

Fair Housing- Equal and free access to housing choices regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap or disability, familial status, and national origin.

Barriers to Fair Housing Choice- Any actions, omissions or decisions which have the effect of restricting housing choices for the groups defined above, through sale or rental of housing, the financing of housing or the provision of brokerage services.

1. In general, on a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate the neighborhood that you live in? Where 10 is the best and 1 is the worst.
2. What are the barriers to housing choice in Lubbock that you have experienced or observed? (Check all that apply.)
3. What is your familiarity with Fair Housing Laws?
4. Are you aware of your rights under the Federal Fair Housing Act?
5. Are you aware of fair housing education opportunities in your community?
6. Have you ever participated in any sort of fair housing education opportunity?
7. Please select all classes of persons that you believe are protected by fair housing laws on a federal, state and local level. (Select all that apply.)
8. Have you experienced any of the following in the past two years? (Check all that apply.)
9. Have you been affected by housing discrimination connected to an incident that occurred in the City of Lubbock in the last five (5) years?
10. If so, on what basis do you believe that you were discriminated against?
11. Who discriminated against you?
12. Where did the act of discrimination occur?
13. Did you report the incident to:
14. If you did not report the incident, why not?
15. Do you own or rent your home?
17. What is your sex or gender?
18. What is your age?
19. Are you of Hispanic or Latino origin?
20. What is your race?
21. What is the primary language spoken in your home?
22. Are you disabled?
23. How long have you lived in the City?
25. What is your annual household income (before taxes)? Choose one.
26. How much of your household income do you spend on housing?