DETCOG Offering Landlord Workshops for the Housing Choice Voucher Program


     Jasper, TX - The Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority will conduct Landlord Workshops for landlords and those interested in becoming landlords in programs operated by the agency.  This includes the HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, VA Supportive Housing (VASH), and the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program.  Workshops will be conducted at the following times and locations:


Date:               February 25, 2019

Time:               9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Location:         Deep East Texas Council of Governments

210 Premier Drive

Jasper, TX 75951

Date:               February 26, 2019

Time:               9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Location:         Shelby County Courthouse 3rd Floor

                        200 San Augustine Street

                        Center, TX 75935


Date:               February 27, 2019

Time:               9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Location:         Angelina College

                        Community Services Building Room 104

                        3500 S 1st St

                        Lufkin, TX 75904


     Registration will be from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. with the workshop from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.


     According to DETCOG Regional Housing Director Janett Lewis, “Our region has a shortage of affordable housing.  We are looking for landlords and property owners to partner with us to offer more affordable housing options for our clients throughout Deep East Texas.  Through this workshop, we hope to offer useful information to our current landlords as well as potential new landlords about the benefits of participating in these programs.”


     To register for one of the free workshops, landlords, owners and interested parties should call 800-256-6848 extension 5335, fax (409) 382-1572 or email          

Space is limited, so advance registrations are recommended.