This is a rebate program. Participants must pay the total cost of their safe room upfront/out-of-pocket. The average cost of a safe room is $3,000 - $6,000.
The participant will receive a direct reimbursement from the City of Rowlett.
The rebate amount will be for up to $3,000 or fifty percent (50%) of the cost of the safe room and other allowable costs, whichever is less (see the Eligible and Ineligible Costs section below).
Reimbursement is expected to take approximately 2-6 months after the participant has submitted all required final documentation. However, this timeframe may be shortened or extended based on the turnaround speed of the State.
The participant will be mailed a check for the total approved rebate amount.
Reimbursement Process Steps:
Eligible Components of Residential Safe Rooms Building Systems and Components:
Ineligible Components of Residential Safe Rooms Building Systems and Components:
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