The Ohio Emergency Management Agency has announced the Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program is once again accepting applications. The Program provides a rebate to Ohio Homeowners for the purchase and installation of tornado safe rooms.
Homeowners that are selected for the program are eligible for a rebate of 75% of the cost to purchase, install and/or construct a safe room up to a maximum of $4,875.00.
Safe rooms are defined as any above or below ground shelter that meets or exceed the requirements outlined in FEMA Publication 320 and/or 361. For additional information on safe rooms, visit: https://www.fema.gov/residential-safe-rooms.
Homeowners have until 5 pm March 19, 2018 to apply for the Safe Room Rebate Program. Interested residents should apply directly to Ohio EMA at: https://sharpp.dps.ohio.gov/SafeRoom2016/AnnualSafeRoomPages/AnnualHomePage.aspx