Purpose of Survey

This survey is part of a collaborative initiative aimed at informing both the City of Des Moines' Consolidated Plan for housing needs and a regional fair housing study, jointly conducted by the Cities of Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Polk County.

The City of Des Moines expects to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) programs which will help to address affordable housing and community development needs. Program activities must meet at least one of three national objectives outlined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Activities must (1) benefit low-to-moderate income persons/households; (2) prevent or eliminate slums or blight and/or (3) address an emergency need that poses a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community.

The survey is divided into 3 sections:
1. Non-attributable demographic information (Responses are completely anonymous.)
2. Community needs
3. Fair housing
It should only take 5-10 minutes of your time and your input is important to us.