The CTCOG Housing program assists in the expansion of housing opportunities for low-income families, the elderly, and disabled individuals in the region. Our staff is available to applicants, tenants, and landlords interested in the Section 8 Housing Assistance Program.

COVID-19 Update:  The CTCOG building will be closed to foot traffic, but will remain open for business. Should there be any questions please call (254) 770-2300.

Important Updates as of Friday, April 24, 2020

Inspections will be self-certified by landlord and tenant and will be sent via email through DocuSign by the inspection department.

Loss of employment/income self-certifications are also available, please contact your counselor or call (254) 770-2300 to have a form mailed/emailed.

Landlords may view payments made by the Housing Division by using the following website: www.hmsforweb.com/pal

Housing Assistance

The CTCOG Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is CLOSED.

CTCOG Housing Division will be accepting pre-applications to determine eligibility for Mainstream Vouchers as of March 1, 2021 at 8am.

Pre-applications will be used to create a list of parties interested in the Mainstream Voucher Program serving Texas – Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, Mills, Milam, San Saba, and Hamilton counties.

Pre-applications residing outside our region must live in CTCOG jurisdiction for one year.

To qualify for the Mainstream Voucher, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be non-elderly (between the ages of 18-61), AND
  2. Have an adult member with a verifiable disability, AND
  3. Is either experiencing homelessness OR in danger of experiencing homelessness.
Start Pre-Application Form

What is Mainstream Voucher?

Mainstream vouchers assist non-elderly persons with disabilities. Aside from serving a special population, Mainstream vouchers are administered using the same rules as other housing choice vouchers. Funding and financial reporting for Mainstream vouchers is separate from the regular tenant-based voucher program.

Supporting Documentation

Supporting documentation is required for homelessness and disability preferences must be turned in within 10-business days of receipt of pre-application. You can email mainstream@ctcog.org, fax 254-770-2329, or mail your documentation.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL (254) 770-2301.

The CTCOG Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is CLOSED 

THE WAITING LIST IS BEING UPDATED, IF YOU SHOULD HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR PLACE IN LINE PLEASE CALL (254) 770-2301.

Once the waiting list opens CTCOG will be accepting pre-applications. Pre-applications will be used to create a list of parties interested in the Section 8 Housing Assistance Program serving Texas- Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, Mills, Milam, San Saba, and Hamilton Counties.

Pre-applicants residing outside of our region must live in one of the designated counties for one year.

How It Works

Applicants will need access to the internet, an up-to-date web browser, valid email address, and basic information about their household. Applicants will only be able to submit one application per household.

Additional Resources

GoSection8 – Find a great place to live with the largest affordable housing listing service in the nation – whether you have a section 8 voucher or are just looking for a good deal.

In order to facilitate the paperwork process, the Housing Assistance Division has posted the following forms.

Landlords may view payments made by the Housing Division by using the following website: www.hmsforweb.com/pal

 

In order to facilitate the paperwork process, the Housing Assistance Division has posted the following forms.

Housing Assistance Office
CLOSED ON HOLIDAYS

  • Thursday, November 26, 2020 – Friday, November 27, 2020 in observance of Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, December 24, 2020 – Friday, December 25, 2020 in observance of Christmas
  • Friday, January 1, 2020 in observance of  The New Year
  • Monday, January 18, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Monday, February 15, 2020 in observance of President’s Day
  • Friday, April 2, 2020 in observance of Good Friday

Housing Assistance Office Locations

Main Office (254) 770-2301

Visit with Counselors will be BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Pick up and Drop off of Paperwork, Signing of Contracts – available at all business hours with receptionist

Belton

2180 N. Main

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Killeen

301 Priest Dr.
Rooms 111 & 113

Our Killeen office will be closed until further notice as we are taking precautions due to COVID-19.

Friday ONLY
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Gatesville

208 N. Lutterloh Avenue

3rd Wednesday of each month
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Hamilton

101 East Henry

3rd Wednesday of each month
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lampasas

901 S. Live Oak St.

2nd Wednesday of each month
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Rockdale

765 Green Street

3rd Wednesday of each month
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Goldthwaite

1011 Fourth Street

2nd Wednesday of each month
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

San Saba

500 E. Wallace Street

2nd Wednesday of each month
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm