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Name not shown outside City Boundary November 24, 2021, 2:51 PM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be concentrated near public transit, New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on traffic, New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on the environment overall
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Create accessory dwelling units (ADUs, also known as second units, granny flats) on existing single-family properties., Other - none,none
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Smaller units that are less expensive to live in, Housing to assist those with special needs, Preserve existing housing
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Financial assistance programs for people who cannot afford housing, such as subsidized rent and down payment loans, Financial assistance to homeowners to add accessory dwelling units, Locate affordable housing near transit and jobs.
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Eviction prevention programs, Relocation assistance for displaced tenants, Establish the conditions that landlords are permitted to evict tenants ("Just Cause")
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about housing needs in San Mateo? More housing is more pollution,more cars with no place to park or to drive.
Which one of these applies to you? Live and work in San Mateo
If you live in San Mateo, what is your Zip Code? 94080
What is your age group? 65+ years
What is your race or ethnicity? Mixed or other
Which best describes your current housing situation? Pay rent for my home
Which best describes your current living situation? Live in a single-family home
How many people live in your household? 2
Which best describes your household annual income? $80,000-$115,000

Name not shown inside City Boundary November 23, 2021, 9:13 PM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be concentrated near public transit, New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on traffic, New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on the environment overall
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Other - there are too many people here already. don't build any more multi unit complexes
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Preserve existing housing
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Locate affordable housing near transit and jobs.
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Relocation assistance for displaced tenants, Improve infrastructure, transit and services in underserved neighborhoods, Establish the conditions that landlords are permitted to evict tenants ("Just Cause")
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about housing needs in San Mateo? Freeways are already congested. Even though some apartment buildings are built near train stations, people still drive. Building more apartment complex with hundreds of families will only make it worse. All we need is a good public transportation system, so people can commute easily to peninsula from less densely populated area. For ex, train from Hayward to San Mateo, Palo Alto, etc.
Which one of these applies to you? Live in San Mateo
If you live in San Mateo, what is your Zip Code? 94402
What is your age group? 45-54 years
What is your race or ethnicity? Asian
Which best describes your current housing situation? Own my home
Which best describes your current living situation? Live in a single-family home
How many people live in your household? 2
Which best describes your household annual income? $150,000-$185,000

Name not shown inside City Boundary November 23, 2021, 8:53 PM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be walkable/bikeable to shops and services, New housing should be concentrated near public transit, New housing should be located near community services and parks
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Other - Publicly financed housing, directed by a community oversight board, tasked with approving sites and designs
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Other - Publicly owned and subsidized housing, including direct municipal ownership as well as other options like publicly subsidized coop ownership.
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Public funding to construct new housing, Locate affordable housing near transit and jobs., Other - Public financing and management of housing as a basic human right
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Eviction prevention programs, Ensure affordable housing opportunities are created throughout the entire city, Improve infrastructure, transit and services in underserved neighborhoods
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about housing needs in San Mateo? Housing is a human right, and the fact that we cannot house our own community's teachers, nurses, plumbers, carpenters, janitors, grocers, and service workers—the people who keep our society functioning—is nothing less than shameful. People simply should not be stuck choosing between commuting 2.5 hours from Tracy or living in old broken down housing to work the jobs required to make this city livable. We need a robust social housing program, and I believe the Vienna model has a lot to offer. This video from The Gravel Institute is a nice introduction: https://youtu.be/LVuCZMLeWko
Which one of these applies to you? Live and work in San Mateo
If you live in San Mateo, what is your Zip Code? 94401
What is your age group? 35-44 years
What is your race or ethnicity? White
Which best describes your current housing situation? Own my home
Which best describes your current living situation? Live in a condominium or townhome
How many people live in your household? 3
Which best describes your household annual income? Prefer not to say

Name not shown inside City Boundary November 23, 2021, 5:47 PM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on traffic, New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on the environment overall, New housing should be concentrated close to job centers
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Create accessory dwelling units (ADUs, also known as second units, granny flats) on existing single-family properties., Encourage mixed-use projects that have both commercial and residential uses., Streamline housing approval process.
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Smaller units that are less expensive to live in, Interim/transitional housing for people looking to transition from homelessness, Adding units to existing single family properties
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Incentives for private developers to build more affordable housing, Financial assistance to homeowners to add accessory dwelling units, Streamline residential approval process.
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Landlord and tenant counseling services, Relocation assistance for displaced tenants, Ensure affordable housing opportunities are created throughout the entire city
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about housing needs in San Mateo? Pre-fabricated housing can lower the cost of housing and has been an available technology for 50 years. Union opposition is a big hurdle but pre-fab can be built with union workers. It is more efficient and therefore there will be fewer jobs but there has to be a trade off to get costs down. The only "model" we have is "trailer park" type units. But any type of housing can be build off site.
Which one of these applies to you? Live and work in San Mateo
If you live in San Mateo, what is your Zip Code? 94402
What is your age group? 65+ years
What is your race or ethnicity? White
Which best describes your current housing situation? Own my home
Which best describes your current living situation? Live in a single-family home
How many people live in your household? 1
Which best describes your household annual income? Less than $45,000

Mark Rain inside City Boundary November 23, 2021, 5:32 PM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be walkable/bikeable to shops and services, New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on traffic, New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on the environment overall
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Create housing by redeveloping existing properties that have additional potential., Encourage mixed-use projects that have both commercial and residential uses., Streamline housing approval process.
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Smaller units that are less expensive to live in, Interim/transitional housing for people looking to transition from homelessness, Preserve existing housing
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Streamline residential approval process., Locate affordable housing near transit and jobs., Develop programs that help people experiencing homelessness find permanent housing.
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Target outreach for new affordable housing to underserved groups, Relocation assistance for displaced tenants, Establish the conditions that landlords are permitted to evict tenants ("Just Cause")
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about housing needs in San Mateo? No new housing should be created until the city has the infer structural to support it. The city so far in my opinion is careless and not disciplined in its housing policy. The city is willing to build housing at the expense of small businesses. The city appears to allow housing without regard to business and open space . The city is willing to sacrifice quality housing just for the building fees.

Name not shown inside City Boundary November 23, 2021, 10:10 AM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be walkable/bikeable to shops and services, New housing should be concentrated near public transit, New housing should be located near community services and parks
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Increase the allowable density in areas that are close to transit., Encourage mixed-use projects that have both commercial and residential uses., Allow taller developments if they include open space.
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Larger units for families with children and/or multiple generations, Rental units, Ownership units
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Public funding to construct new housing, Locate affordable housing near transit and jobs., Other - Don't build luxury units. Focus on affordable housing for everyone, and build lots of them
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Landlord and tenant counseling services, Improve infrastructure, transit and services in underserved neighborhoods, Other - Rents are too high. We need to dramatically increase supply to offset the out of control housing costs
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about housing needs in San Mateo? - Convert 1960s style subdivisions into walkable, mixed use, and denser zoned communities.
- Stop the building of luxury studio apartments. Incentivise for accommodating blue collar families. We need 1000s more units quickly.
- Implement road diets & replace with bike paths & mass transit
Which one of these applies to you? Live and work in San Mateo
If you live in San Mateo, what is your Zip Code? 94402
What is your age group? 35-44 years
What is your race or ethnicity? White
Which best describes your current housing situation? Pay rent for my home
Which best describes your current living situation? Live in an apartment
How many people live in your household? 3
Which best describes your household annual income? Greater than $185,000

Name not shown inside City Boundary November 23, 2021, 8:43 AM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be walkable/bikeable to shops and services, New housing should be concentrated near public transit, New housing should be concentrated close to job centers
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Create housing by redeveloping existing properties that have additional potential., Increase the allowable density in areas that are close to transit., Encourage mixed-use projects that have both commercial and residential uses.
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Smaller units that are less expensive to live in, Interim/transitional housing for people looking to transition from homelessness, Ownership units
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Financial assistance programs for people who cannot afford housing, such as subsidized rent and down payment loans, Public funding to construct new housing, Incentives for private developers to build more affordable housing
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Foreclosure prevention services, Target outreach for new affordable housing to underserved groups, Ensure affordable housing opportunities are created throughout the entire city
Which one of these applies to you? Live in San Mateo
If you live in San Mateo, what is your Zip Code? 94401
What is your age group? 55-64 years
What is your race or ethnicity? White
Which best describes your current housing situation? Own my home
Which best describes your current living situation? Live in a single-family home
How many people live in your household? 2
Which best describes your household annual income? $45,000-$80,000

Name not shown inside City Boundary November 23, 2021, 8:02 AM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on traffic, New housing should be spread evenly across all parts of the city, New housing should be located where it will have the least impact on the environment overall
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Other - I see none of these as viable options, but the third one is heinous.
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Smaller units that are less expensive to live in, Larger units for families with children and/or multiple generations, Preserve existing housing
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Financial assistance programs for people who cannot afford housing, such as subsidized rent and down payment loans, Incentives for private developers to build more affordable housing, Other - Again, I am highly opposed to being forced to turn my single dwelling home into a duplex.
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Education and counseling on fair housing, Target outreach for new affordable housing to underserved groups, Improve infrastructure, transit and services in underserved neighborhoods
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about housing needs in San Mateo? I highly oppose the idea of turning single family homes into duplexes, as well as adding ADUs. While I understand the need for more housing, overcrowding could become an issue. It feels like the City is Justin’s trying to “warehouse” bodies.
Which one of these applies to you? Live in San Mateo
If you live in San Mateo, what is your Zip Code? 94402
What is your age group? 65+ years
What is your race or ethnicity? White
Which best describes your current housing situation? Own my home
Which best describes your current living situation? Live in a single-family home
How many people live in your household? 3
Which best describes your household annual income? Prefer not to say

Name not shown outside City Boundary November 22, 2021, 1:50 PM

Which concerts did you attend this summer? Please check all that apply.
Sunday, July 4th from 12-2pm
Please rate the following bands. (1 = poor, 2 = fair, 3 = good, 4 = great, NA = did not attend)
Due to COVID-19, many restaurants were unable to participate this year. Did you purchase food/drink from any of the food vendors onsite this year? Please check all that apply.
Mister Softee
What restaurants or type of food would you like to see next year? Korean food truck, Indian food truck
Did you know that the City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation Department organized this event? yes
How did you find out about this event?
Word of mouth
What means of transportation did you use to attend this event?
Car
Did you shop at a Downtown store or restaurant before, during, or after the concert(s) you attended? Yes
If you answered yes, where did you shop or eat? 3 Bees Coffee, Footwear etc
Is there any feedback, notes, or comments you would like to let us know regarding the Central Park Music Series? Loved seeing the School of Rock student perform the National Anthem.

Name not shown inside City Boundary November 20, 2021, 7:49 AM

How important do you think these housing-related challenges are in San Mateo? (1=not important, 5=very important)
As the economy and population grow and change, more housing must be produced to accommodate this growth. Where are the best locations to place more housing? (Pick your top three) New housing should be walkable/bikeable to shops and services, New housing should be concentrated near public transit, New housing should be concentrated close to job centers
Given that there is limited land available, what do you think are the best strategies to manage production of new housing? (Pick your top three) Create accessory dwelling units (ADUs, also known as second units, granny flats) on existing single-family properties., Increase the allowable density in areas that are close to transit., Encourage mixed-use projects that have both commercial and residential uses.
What types of housing do you think should be prioritized? (Pick your top three) Smaller units that are less expensive to live in, Interim/transitional housing for people looking to transition from homelessness, Adding units to existing single family properties
What do you think are the best ways to address housing affordability? (Pick your top three) Financial assistance programs for people who cannot afford housing, such as subsidized rent and down payment loans, Incentives for private developers to build more affordable housing, Develop programs that help people experiencing homelessness find permanent housing.
What do you think are the most important ways to ensure housing opportunities are available to all members of San Mateo, especially those who have not had fair access to housing in the past? (Pick up to three) Target outreach for new affordable housing to underserved groups, Improve infrastructure, transit and services in underserved neighborhoods, Establish the conditions that landlords are permitted to evict tenants ("Just Cause")
Which one of these applies to you? Live in San Mateo
If you live in San Mateo, what is your Zip Code? 94402
What is your age group? 55-64 years
What is your race or ethnicity? White
Which best describes your current housing situation? Own my home
Which best describes your current living situation? Live in a single-family home
How many people live in your household? 4
Which best describes your household annual income? Greater than $185,000