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  FY 2018 Vendor Enrollment - Area Agency on Aging

      The Deep East Texas COG – Area Agency on Aging is now accepting applications for vendors and contractors to provide nutrition and support services for older persons residing in the 12-county Deep East Texas Region.  The required documents are listed below.  For more information, please contact Holly Anderson – handerson(AT) – 409-381-5258.


  Victim Services, Criminal Justice & Juvenile Project Funding Availability

Funding Announcement

  DETCOG Notice of Funding Opportunity 12/16/2016-Emergency Preparedness/Homeland Security

Funding Announcement

  DETCOG Notice of Funding Opportunity 11-10-2016-Criminal Justice

Notice of Funding Opportunity - Criminal Justice

  Financial Reports

2016 Audit Report

2015 Audit Report

2014 Audit Report

2013 Audit Report

2012 Audit Report

  DETCOG Regional Housing Authority - DRAFT Annual Housing Plan

DRAFT Annual Housing Plan FTB 2016

  FY 2015 Five-Year/Annual PHA Plan Submission-DETCOG-Jasper TX

TX512 FY 2015 Plan Submission

  2015 State of the DETCOG Region Report

2015 Region Report


Annual Financial Report

  DETCOG AAA Area Plan - FY15-16

AAA Area Plan

  Annual Performance Report

DETCOG 2016 Performance Report


Texas Veterans' Portal:

  DETCOG Disaster Recovery Housing Program Round 2 Needs Assessment & HOP Outreach Plan

GLO DETCOG Needs Assessment Letter

GLO DETCOG Outreach Plan Approval Letter

DETCOG Round 2 Housing Needs Assessment & HOP Outreach Plan


DETCOG Region MOD Narrative - Final

Ike Recovery Round 2.2 DETCOG MOD - Housing Formulaic Summary

Ike Recovery Round 2.2 DETCOG MOD - Allocation by County and City

Ike Recovery Round 2.2 DETCOG MOD - Allocation Summary

Ike Recovery Round 2.2 DETCOG MOD - Economic Development by County 

DETCOG Amendment to Method of Distribution

  CDBG Hurricane Recovery Round 2 Housing Guidelines

DETCOG Housing Guidelines Waiver Request #1 Approval Letter

DETCOG Housing Guidelines Waiver Request #1

GLO DR Round 2 Guidelines Approval Letter

Round 2 Approved DR Housing Guidlelines

Round 2 Approved DR Housing Guidelines - Español

  DETCOG CDBG Round 2.2 Forgivable Loan Packet (Amended)

Forgivable Loan Program Application

  Deep East Texas Council of Governments & Economic Development District -

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

  CDBG Disaster Recovery Housing Application

General Housing Activities Application- Round 2.2  



FHAST Approval Letter for DETCOG.pdf

Needs Assessment Summary Data

Single Audit

Organizational Chart

Project Location Map

Project Budget Form

  DETCOG Fair Housing Activity Statement - Texas



FHAST Approval Letter for DETCOG.pdf




Award presentations from the 2017 DETCOG Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon (left to right starting at top): Mark Allen receives the Ralph Steen East Texan of the Year Award from 2016 recipient Wes Suiter; Samye Johnson receives the President’s Award from Lynn Torres;  Rusty Phillips receives the Key Contributor Award from Lynn Torres & Lonnie Hunt; Sam Forse Collins receives the Founder’s Award for being a charter board member of DETCOG 50 years ago;  EDA Regional Director Jorge Ayala receives the Star Partner Award;  Lasee Ford of Kirbyville receives the DETCOG Employee Memorial Scholarship from her proud grandmother, Cynthia Trowbridge.



 DETCOG  will hold the monthly Board of Directors meeting in Trinity County on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Open House to celebrate "50" years of service will be held from 11:30-12 at the same location.

   The Deep East Texas Council of Governments board of Directors will be holding there monthly meeting at the YMCA Camp Cullen, 460 Cullen Loop, Trinity, Texas @ noon. DETCOG's President, Lufkin City Council member, Lynn Torres would like to extend an invitation to the luncheon to all interested parties. For more information, contact the DETCOG office in Jasper at 409-384-5704 Ext 5254.  
Welcome to Detcog
  Mr. Walter G. Diggles, Sr Executive Director The Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) is a voluntary association of Counties, cities, independent school districts, river authorities, soil and water conservation districts, hospital districts and sustaining private industry members in a 12 county region of deep east Texas. The region covers an area of 9,790 square miles >>>Read More











 DETCOG Regional Housing Authority

in partnership with


DETCOG Regional Housing Authority has partnered with, which provides an enhanced program to list rental properties on line. Listings are available to potential Housing Choice Voucher tenants seeking apartment units, duplexes, single-family homes or townhomes in the private market. If you have any questions regarding registering, creating or viewing property listings, please contact the GoSection8 toll free help line at 1-866-466-7328. It is recommended that Landlords add photos to their listing for better advertising and faster lease up!

Tenants View Listings

 LandLords Add Your Property


Fair Housing Questions and Complaints  


DETCOG Regional Housing Authority Counseling

(A HUD Certified Housing Counseling Agency)





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