- Associated Press - Friday, June 10, 2016

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - Columbus residents might get some visitors from the city during the next few weeks.

The Commercial Dispatch reports (https://bit.ly/1Uaa0SV) the city is conducting a random survey of residents within city limits to determine what sort of homes people want.

Director of City Planning and Community Development Christina Berry says the surveying began this week, with city summer youth workers out during the day to find homes and work through the 8-page survey.

Berry says the city can use the data collected through the survey can be used to focus efforts on future grants or developments.

The survey is composed of 28 questions, some of which touch on basic questions such as household size and income or demographics.


Information from: The Commercial Dispatch, https://www.cdispatch.com

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