Thank you for your interest in DETCOG Regional Housing Authority’s housing program. We maintain a waiting list for our Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program according to Federal housing laws. Our online pre-application is an easy, step-by-step way to get your name on our waiting list.
You must complete the entire application for the application to be valid.
Before you begin the application, you must have the names, dates of birth, and Social Security Numbers available for all household members. You should also know the amount of income, assets, and expenses for each household member.
Please Note: This Housing Authority adheres to HUD's portability policy pertaining to applicants being residents of a housing authority's service area. What this means: All applicants who are not a resident of the housing authority's service area must first lease within the service area before being eligible to move outside the area (termed as port out). Non residents must lease in the Deep East Texas service area, which includes the following counties: Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler.
Completing the Application:
As you complete the application, look for the following symbol:
* - Indicates that the information is required
Important: To move from one step of the application to another, you must use only the buttons at the bottom of the application. (The Begin button is below. Other steps have Next, Back, Confirm, and/or Submit buttons at the bottom that allow you to go forward and back within the application.) Using ANY OTHER option, including right-clicking with your mouse and selecting Back or Forward, will cause an error and may force you to begin a new application.
Click the Begin button to start your application.