Eligible owner-occupants may receive reimbursement for the lesser of 50% of the reasonable and necessary cost of the material and installation, up to a maximum of $3,000.00 for all items combined.
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Fill out an application. You can print a copy from the City’s website Application for Reimbursement for the Installation of Water Control Devices, or you can request a paper copy of the application in person at City Hall. Please be sure to include all the necessary documents. If you have any questions on what documentation to provide, email the Law Department or call 330-668-9503. Once finished, submit the application and accompanying documents to Fairlawn City Hall.
Please include the following items with your application:
If you have any questions on what information to provide, please email the Law Department at Law_Department@fairlawn.us or call 330-668-9503.
Yes. An eligible owner-occupant is entitled to reimbursement for up to a total of $3,000.00 during the life of this program for all eligible items combined. If you have previously applied for reimbursement and received less than $3,000.00, you may continue to apply until you reach a total of $3,000.00 in reimbursement funds received.
Many factors determine how long it will take for a resident to receive reimbursement after an application has been approved. Please allow time for the application to go through the process and call if you are concerned about the status of your application.
The Residential Housing Assistance Board meets quarterly on the second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October. As long as your application was submitted prior to two weeks before the next meeting date, it will be reviewed at the next scheduled meeting.
The Board can only approve reimbursements for specific items, so they rely on itemized invoices to understand what work was completed to determine if that work is eligible for reimbursement under the City of Fairlawn Codified Ordinances Section 291.011. If an itemized invoice is not provided, the Board will request that one be provided.