Ark-Tex Council of Governments

This housing agency serves Bowie County, Cass County, Delta County, Franklin County, Hopkins County, Lamar County, Morris County, Red River County, Titus County, Upshur County, Texas.

Waiting List
Closed: Multi-County, Texas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Mt. Pleasant Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Gladewater Rental Assistance Demonstration Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Gladewater, Rental Assistance Demonstration Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Multi-County, Texas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus, Upshur and Wood Counties, Texas.

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for one day only on May 20, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting will reopen.

This waiting list had the following preferences: 

  • Families that have been terminated from ATCOG’s HCV program due to insufficient program funding.
  • Families participating in an educational internship program, defined as:
    • A family whose head of household, spouse, or co-head is a participant in an internship program of a public agency or non-profit within the PHA’s jurisdiction who is participating in that program for a minimum of 26 hours a week.
  • Working families defined as:
    • A family whose head of household, spouse, or co-head has worked at 9 months (defined as at least 1,365 hours) in the twelve months prior to being selected from the waiting list
    • A family whose head of household is elderly or disabled qualifies for the working preference
    • A family with both a head of household and either a spouse or co-head will qualify for the working preference only if both the head of household and spouse/co-head is either elderly or disabled.
  • Families in which the head of household or spouse / cohead is a veteran.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information: visit the ATCOG website.

Sources: This information was verified by the ATCOG Facebook page on May 7, 2024.

Closed: Mt. Pleasant Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Gladewater, Texas.

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) last accepted Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for apartments at Mt. Pleasant from the earliest confirmed open date of September 5, 2023, until the earliest confirmed closed date of May 7, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Any family that has been terminated from ATCOG's HCV program due to insufficient program funding.
  • A family whose HOH, spouse, or co-head is a participant in an internship program of a public or non-profit agency within the PHA's jurisdiction for a minimum of 26 hrs. a week.
  • A family whose HOH, spouse, or co-head has worked at 9 months in the 12 months prior.
  • A veteran is a person that served in the active military, naval, or air service who was discharged/released honorable. A surviving spouse of a veteran who has not remarried.
  • Live, work or go to school in Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus, Upshur, Wood.
  • The applicants self-certify the options that apply to them (homeless, victim of domestic violence, or Hope First participant).
  • Families living in SAFE T
  • Family whose HOH is elderly or disabled.
  • Family with both a HOH and either a spouse/co-head is elderly or disabled

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the ATCOG website.

Sources: This information was verified by the ATCOG application page on August 6, 2023 and updated on May 7, 2024.

Closed: Gladewater Rental Assistance Demonstration Other Project Based Waiting List

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) Rental Assistance Demonstration waiting list for apartments at Gladewater is currently closed.

The ATCOG last accepted applications for this waiting list from June 1, 2021, until June 4, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list may have had any of the following preferences:

  • Terminated from ATCOG's HCV program due to insufficient program funding.
  • HOH, spouse, or co-head is a participant in an internship program of a public or non-profit agency within the PHA's jurisdiction for a minimum of 26 hrs. a week.
  • HOH, spouse, or co-head has worked at 9 months in the 12 months prior. Family whose HOH is elderly or disabled. Family with both a HOH and either a spouse/co-head is elderly or disabled
  • A veteran is a person that served in the active military, naval, or air service who was discharged/released honorable. A surviving spouse of a veteran who has not remarried.
  • Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red Tiver, Titus, Upshur, Wood.
  • The applicants self-certify the options that apply to them (homeless, victim of domestic violence, or Hope First participant).
  • Families living in SAFE T

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the ATCOG website.

Sources: This information was verified by the ATCOG Facebook page on June 8, 2021.

Closed: Gladewater, Rental Assistance Demonstration Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Gladewater, Texas.

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) last accepted Rental Assistance Demonstration waiting list applications for apartments at Gladewater from the earliest confirmed open date of September 5, 2023, until the earliest confirmed close date of May 7, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Any family that has been terminated from ATCOG's HCV program due to insufficient program funding.
  • A family whose HOH, spouse, or co-head is a participant in an internship program of a public or non-profit agency within the PHA's jurisdiction for a minimum of 26 hrs. a week.
  • A family whose HOH, spouse, or co-head has worked at 9 months in the 12 months prior.
  • A veteran is a person that served in the active military, naval, or air service who was discharged/released honorable. A surviving spouse of a veteran who has not remarried.
  • Live, work or go to school in Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus, Upshur, Wood.
  • The applicants self-certify the options that apply to them (homeless, victim of domestic violence, or Hope First participant).
  • Families living in SAFE T
  • Family whose HOH is elderly or disabled.
  • Family with both a HOH and either a spouse/co-head is elderly or disabled

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the ATCOG website.

Sources: This information was verified by the ATCOG application page on August 6, 2023 and updated on May 7, 2024.

About The Agency

Ark-Tex Council of Governments provides affordable housing for up to 1,590 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-5:00pm

4808 Elizabeth Street, Texarkana, TX

Visit Website(903) 832-8636

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How large is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments?

Ark-Tex Council of Governments serves 1,577 low-income households. The agency manages 2,023 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Ark-Tex Council of Governments?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 65 percent of households served by Ark-Tex Council of Governments. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 92 percent of Ark-Tex Council of Governments households.

How many Ark-Tex Council of Governments residents are employed?

Working adults head 504 households and make up 32 percent of households served by Ark-Tex Council of Governments.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Ark-Tex Council of Governments?

There are 1356 female-headed renter households living in Ark-Tex Council of Governments housing. Households headed by females are 86% of those served by the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Ark-Tex Council of Governments renters?

Black 1,151
White 394
Hispanic 16

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Ark-Tex Council of Governments?

There are 394 households headed by seniors served by the Ark-Tex Council of Governments. Senior households are 25% of households in Ark-Tex Council of Governments housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Ark-Tex Council of Governments housing?

There are 315 persons with disabilities living in Ark-Tex Council of Governments housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 20% of households served by the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.

How often does Ark-Tex Council of Governments open new waiting lists?

Ark-Tex Council of Governments’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on May 20, 2024 and closed on May 20, 2024.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Ark-Tex Council of Governments

Greenway Village

701 W Clair St, Gladewater, Texas 75647