* 1. Please tell us in what capacity you are completing this survey

* 2. Is the cost of housing affecting local services in attracting and retaining staff?

* 3. Are some local services/occupations worse affected than other - if so, which services and why?

* 4. On new-build developments where the District Council negotiates an element of affordable homes, should some of these homes be set aside for local employees?

* 5. Relating to question 3, should certain local services/occupations be given priority for these homes?

* 6. Relating to question 3, what type of affordable housing would help? (e.g. homes for rent or sale)

* 7. Relating to question 3, what styles of housing would help?  e.g. 1- and 2-bedroom flats in town centres, micro-homes (small homes for single people designed with all essential facilities provided), shared housing (unrelated people sharing a home).

* 8. If local employers are willing to build homes for staff on their own land, should planning policy encourage this?  What about if the land is in the Green Belt?

* 9. How can we help local workers afford open market housing?  If the District Council provided interest-free loans (towards a deposit), would this help?

* 10. Do you have other ideas or suggestions about how we can help local employees work and live in the District?  If so, please give brief details.

* 11. Do you have a related personal experience that you are willing to share with us?  If so, please give brief details. 

* 12. Are you male or female?

* 13. Do you have some form of disability?

* 14. What age range do you fall within?

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