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Name not shown inside District 1 February 7, 2021, 11:00 AM

Rank the following policy goals in order of importance: Support those who are struggling to stay in Berkeley to be stably housed in their community., Give those with ties to Berkeley who have already been displaced an advantage in returning to their community.
Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently unhoused in Berkeley, with ties to Berkeley, including past housing, job, child attending school, or support system in Berkeley, Displaced/family displaced by government action (eg Berkeley Redevelopment Agency, BART construction)
Is there something else the City should be asking or keeping in mind for an affordable housing preference policy? I think the City should prioritize educators (from pre-school up) and caregivers who work within the City of Berkeley.
What is your current housing situation? Own your own home
Have you ever lived in Berkeley? Yes
Do you currently work in Berkeley? No
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? White
How do you identify your gender? Male
How many people live in your household? 1
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? $80,000 to $100,000

Name not available inside District 7 February 4, 2021, 9:30 PM

Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently unhoused in Berkeley, with ties to Berkeley, including past housing, job, child attending school, or support system in Berkeley, Displaced/family displaced by government action (eg Berkeley Redevelopment Agency, BART construction), Employed in Berkeley (do not need to be a Berkeley resident)
What is your current housing situation? Rent apartment or house
What is your current zip code? 94704
Have you ever lived in Berkeley? Yes
Do you currently work in Berkeley? I am not currently employed
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? White
How do you identify your gender? Female
How many people live in your household? 6
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? Less than $20,000

Name not available inside District 6 February 4, 2021, 8:37 PM

Rank the following policy goals in order of importance: Support those who are struggling to stay in Berkeley to be stably housed in their community.
Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently unhoused in Berkeley, with ties to Berkeley, including past housing, job, child attending school, or support system in Berkeley, Current resident or previous family ties in historically disinvested Berkeley neighborhood (See areas in red on this map: https://plcy.mp/9JFxzCt), Experienced a no-fault eviction (owner move-in or Ellis Act eviction)
What is your current housing situation? Rent apartment or house
What is your current zip code? 94709
Have you ever lived in Berkeley? Yes
Do you currently work in Berkeley? I am not currently employed
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? Asian
How do you identify your gender? Female
How many people live in your household? 50
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? $65,000 to $80,000

Name not available inside District 7 February 4, 2021, 8:25 PM

Rank the following policy goals in order of importance: Give those with ties to Berkeley who have already been displaced an advantage in returning to their community., Support those who are struggling to stay in Berkeley to be stably housed in their community., Address historic housing discrimination or government-led displacement
Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently unhoused in Berkeley, with ties to Berkeley, including past housing, job, child attending school, or support system in Berkeley, Current resident or previous family ties in historically disinvested Berkeley neighborhood (See areas in red on this map: https://plcy.mp/9JFxzCt), Displaced/family displaced by government action (eg Berkeley Redevelopment Agency, BART construction)
What is your current housing situation? Rent apartment or house
What is your current zip code? 94704
Have you ever lived in Berkeley? Yes
Do you currently work in Berkeley? I am not currently employed
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? White
How do you identify your gender? Female
How many people live in your household? 6
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? Less than $20,000

Name not available inside District 3 February 3, 2021, 8:35 PM

Rank the following policy goals in order of importance: Support those who are struggling to stay in Berkeley to be stably housed in their community., Give those with ties to Berkeley who have already been displaced an advantage in returning to their community., Address historic housing discrimination or government-led displacement
Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently unhoused in Berkeley, with ties to Berkeley, including past housing, job, child attending school, or support system in Berkeley, Current resident or previous family ties in historically disinvested Berkeley neighborhood (See areas in red on this map: https://plcy.mp/9JFxzCt), Displaced/family displaced by government action (eg Berkeley Redevelopment Agency, BART construction)
Are there organizations or local community groups that the City should be in touch with for their opinions on an affordable housing preference policy? Berkeley Food and Housing Project, Resource Community Development, Senior and disabled groups, CIL, Senior Centers
What do you think is the best way to reach out to people who have been displaced from Berkeley to get their opinions on an affordable housing preference policy? Local newspapers, outreach, social workers
Is there something else the City should be asking or keeping in mind for an affordable housing preference policy? Building units to universal access standards so there aren't just a few specialized units for disabled people. That way residents could age in place or deal with disabling medical conditions without being forced to find another rental or paying for modifications.
What is your current housing situation? Rent apartment or house
What is your current zip code? 94703
Have you ever lived in Berkeley? Yes
Do you currently work in Berkeley? I am not currently employed
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? White
How do you identify your gender? Female
How many people live in your household? 1
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? $20,000 to $40,000

Name not shown inside District 2 February 2, 2021, 12:52 AM

Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Berkeley resident, currently housed in Berkeley, Current resident or previous family ties in historically disinvested Berkeley neighborhood (See areas in red on this map: https://plcy.mp/9JFxzCt), Displaced/family displaced by government action (eg Berkeley Redevelopment Agency, BART construction)
Is there something else the City should be asking or keeping in mind for an affordable housing preference policy? People with deeper ties to the city should be prioritized - length of time that they lived here and/or that their family has been here should matter. Someone who moved here and rented for a year should get less priority than someone who has lived here for most of their life. Someone who has aunts, grandpas, etc. here should prioritized versus having a "support system" which could include pretty much anyone. "Support system" is very vague.
What is your current housing situation? Own your own home
What is your current zip code? 94702
Have you ever lived in Berkeley? Yes
Do you currently work in Berkeley? No
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? White
How do you identify your gender? Female
How many people live in your household? 3
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? $160,000 or more

Name not shown inside District 1 February 1, 2021, 5:29 PM

Rank the following policy goals in order of importance: Support those who are struggling to stay in Berkeley to be stably housed in their community., Other
If you chose other, please explain Teachers, first responders, Berkeley employees need affordable housing. I am not interested in opening Berkeley up to whoever unemployed user of social services from wherever. The priority is to house Berkeley citizens and workers, not to set the city up as an open air social sevices agency for the greater Bay area!
Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently living near the affordable unit one is applying for (neighborhood proximity), Employed in Berkeley (do not need to be a Berkeley resident), Experienced a no-fault eviction (owner move-in or Ellis Act eviction)
Is there something else the City should be asking or keeping in mind for an affordable housing preference policy? The City should be keeping in mind that it serves the current residents. This survey contains assumptions that have not been vetted by the citizenry. It is another example of the mayor and council pushing their agenda on citizens.
What is your current housing situation? Other - !
What is your current zip code? 94703
Have you ever lived in Berkeley? Yes
Do you currently work in Berkeley? Prefer not to answer
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? Prefer not to answer
How do you identify your gender? Prefer not to answer
How many people live in your household? 3
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? $40,000 to $65,000

Name not available outside Berkeley Districts January 30, 2021, 5:55 PM

Rank the following policy goals in order of importance: Support those who are struggling to stay in Berkeley to be stably housed in their community., Give those with ties to Berkeley who have already been displaced an advantage in returning to their community., Address historic housing discrimination or government-led displacement, Other
If you chose other, please explain Familes with children who go to school in Berkeley and want to move to the area.
Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently unhoused in Berkeley, with ties to Berkeley, including past housing, job, child attending school, or support system in Berkeley, Currently living near the affordable unit one is applying for (neighborhood proximity), Experienced a no-fault eviction (owner move-in or Ellis Act eviction)
What do you think is the best way to reach out to people who have been displaced from Berkeley to get their opinions on an affordable housing preference policy? Social Media, Schools weekly note, ymca, etc
What is your current housing situation? Rent apartment or house
What is your current zip code? 94610
Do you currently work in Berkeley? No
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? Prefer not to answer
How do you identify your gender? Female
How many people live in your household? 3
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? $40,000 to $65,000

Name not available inside District 1 January 28, 2021, 7:47 PM

Rank the following policy goals in order of importance: Give those with ties to Berkeley who have already been displaced an advantage in returning to their community., Support those who are struggling to stay in Berkeley to be stably housed in their community., Address historic housing discrimination or government-led displacement
Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently unhoused in Berkeley, with ties to Berkeley, including past housing, job, child attending school, or support system in Berkeley, Displaced/family displaced by government action (eg Berkeley Redevelopment Agency, BART construction), Displaced due to foreclosure or tax forfeiture
Is there something else the City should be asking or keeping in mind for an affordable housing preference policy? Keep in mind anti-blackness and work to ensure the process is anti-racist.
What is your current housing situation? Rent apartment or house
What is your current zip code? 94703
Have you ever lived in Berkeley? Yes
Do you currently work in Berkeley? I am not currently employed
How do you identify your race/ethnicity (select all that apply)? Other - half asian half white
How do you identify your gender? Female
How many people live in your household? 4
What was your annual household income in the last 12 months? $65,000 to $80,000

Name not available inside District 1 January 28, 2021, 11:26 AM

Select your top three choices of preferences that would prioritize applications in affordable housing placement: Currently unhoused in Berkeley, with ties to Berkeley, including past housing, job, child attending school, or support system in Berkeley, Employed in Berkeley (do not need to be a Berkeley resident)
Is there something else the City should be asking or keeping in mind for an affordable housing preference policy? Residents of the new housing should not be given residential parking permits as it results in neighborhoods surrounding the new village not having parking for themselves or guests. BART and housing advocates need to deal with the new parking problems but don't inflict it on neighbors.
What is your current housing situation? Live with family or friends
What is your current zip code? 947031221