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Learn about HUD's new inspections protocol

Emergency Housing Vouchers

The HUD Emergency Housing Voucher Program sunset on 9/30/2023, we are no longer accepting referrals and no new vouchers can be issued.

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We Are Paperless!!

DETCOG Regional Housing Authority will communicate with you via electronic mail. This means that HCV clients, including landlords, tenants and applicants, receive communications from DETCOG to the email accounts the agency has on file.


If you do not have an email account or would like to set up a new, free account, please check out these email providers: Google, Yahoo, Microsoft.

Important: Make sure any changes to your contact information is updated with your caseworker in writing!

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Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program (VASH)

The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program for homeless veterans combines Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at VA medical centers and community-based outreach clinics. Homeless veterans are screened by the VA and then referred to DETCOG. 

To apply or for more information, contact:


Department of Veterans Affairs

(936) 671-4300


Veterans Affairs National Call Center

(877) 424-3838 

DETCOG VASH Coordinator 

(936) 634-2247, Ext 5335

A referral from the VA is required to participate in

and receive a VASH voucher.


Housing Choice Voucher Program


The Housing Choice Voucher Program is administered by the Housing Authority to make housing assistance payments to private landlords for eligible families, senior citizens, disabled and handicapped persons. This program enables eligible persons to rent privately owned existing, decent, safe, and sanitary housing within the DETCOG Region as well as Hardin County. There are rent subsidies available for zero, one, two, three and four bedroom homes, apartments, mobile homes, duplexes or any kind of dwelling that meets the standards set by the program.


The DETCOG jurisdiction includes the following Texas counties: Angelina County, Hardin County, Houston County (Houston County does not include Houston, TX nor any part of Harris County), Jasper County, Newton County, Polk County, Sabine County, San Augustine County, San Jacinto County, Shelby County, Trinity County and Tyler County (Tyler County does not include Tyler, TX nor any part of Smith County).


Local preferences include families who live or work within the DETCOG jurisdiction, veterans/veterans families, victims of domestic violence, and disabled families.

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