DETCOG now accepting applications for Section 8 waiting list

LUFKIN, TX (News Release) - The DETCOG Regional Housing Authority will open its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list on January 2, 2014.  Applications will be accepted from January 2 to April 3, 2014.  Individuals interested in applying for rental assistance should take on of the steps below.

Residents can contact the DETCOG offices for a hard copy application from one of these locations:  Jasper Office, 210 Premier Drive, Jasper 75951 (409-384-5704 or 1-800-256-6848); Lufkin Office, 118 South First Street, Lufkin, TX 75901 (936-632-6922 or 1-800-256-7696); or, complete an application online.

The waiting list will officially close on April 2, 2014 at 5:00 pm.

DETCOG service area includes Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler counties.