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FEMA Spends Millions On Private Homes

One day last week I received a robocall from the city (I live in Midwest City), telling me about a program in which I could participate that would allow me to install a residential safe room in my house and be partially reimbursed with funding from FEMA. Residents are to submit a voluntary participation form to enter a lottery which will be used to select participants in the program.

The details from the form:

“I, _____________, certify that I am the owner of the above described property and that it is my primary residence. I agree to comply with criteria and guidelines for the Safe Room Rebate Incentive Program. I understand that this is a reimbursement program approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and that, as the applicant, am required to complete my financial obligation to my contractor prior to seeking reimbursement from the grant administrator. I understand that the local share match of 25% is my responsibility. […] → Keep reading