Jasper, Texas – The Deep East Texas Council of Governments Regional Housing Authority (DETCOGRHA) has extended the application period for its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list to September 30, 2015. The previous announced deadline was April 3, 2015. The extension is expected to help DETCOGRHA develop a waiting list more in line with available housing.
The DETCOGRHA service area includes: Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler Counties. Individuals interested in applying for rental assistance should contact one of the DETCOGRHA offices to obtain an application. The locations of those offices are: Jasper Office, 210 Premier Dr., Jasper, Tx 75951 (409-384-5704 or 800-256-6848); Lufkin Office, 118 South First Street, Lufkin, Tx 75901 (936-632-6922 or 800-256-7696)
The waiting list will now officially close on September 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. CST. No applications will be accepted after 5 p.m. CST on September 30th.