Safeways Certification Program Costs:

Although Safeways is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, we are funded primarily via fees for our services. The expenses associated with participating in the Safeways Certification Program are as follows:

  • Connector.

    Initial Cost: $1,500.00

    This initial fee covers the cot of the lease and management documentation review, as well as the physical CPTED inspection

  • Connector.

    Annual Fee: $20 per apartment unit

    Covers Safeways certification and services

  • Connector.

    Re-inspection Fee: $750.00

    Covers annual re-inspection and review


More than a certification program…

Successful completion of the Safeways Certification Program and execution of a Memorandum of Agreement entitles the property owner to installation of a Safeways Certified Community Sign (provided by Safeways), and authorizes the owner to advertise the property’s designation as a Safeways Certified Community while the Memorandum of Agreement is in effect.

In addition, Safeways Certified Communities receive the following services while their certification is in effect:

  • Monthly site visits;
  • Quarterly night visits;
  • Quarterly crime reporting;
  • Constant monitoring of crime in and around the community;
  • Periodic training/educational opportunities for property management staff;
  • Advocacy services (click here for more info);
  • Facilitated connection with service providers, as necessary;
  • Assistance in setting up/conducting neighborhood watch;
  • Critical incident review and response.

For more information on the services Safeways can provide to assist your property management staff and residents, contact Managing Director Janine Heiner Buchanan at 901-507-4187.