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Tyler County Booster - Local News
Stories Added - December 2009
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(DETCOG) Releases Hurricane Ike Round 1 Housing Assistance Application
Tyler County Booster - December 2009

The Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) announced today that residents of DETCOG’s 12 county area of service that own their homes and still have storm related damages as a result of Hurricane Ike can apply for housing repair and replacement assistance by filling
out a Hurricane Ike Housing Repair Assistance Intake Application.

The purpose of DETCOG Hurricane Ike Recovery program is to provide assistance to eligible households directly affected by Hurricane Ike, which occurred on September 13, 2008, in the following counties: Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine,
San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler.

Approximately $5,300,000 will be available to address Ike home damages in the DETCOG’s service region.

Applications will be available on Monday, December 7, 2009.

Completed applications will be accepted from December 7, 2009 through January 4, 2010. No applications will be accepted after the January 4, 2010 date.

Application packets can be obtained:
1) by visiting the DETCOG website located at www.detcog.org and downloading a copy; or
2) at all DETCOG /DCM offices
locations in the service area (CDBG Housing Assistance Packet).
*For a list of DETCOG DCM offices, please visit the DETCOG website @ www.detcog.org
Application packets will include the following: instruction sheet, frequently asked questions (FAQ) sheet and an application. Homeowners should fill out the paperwork to the best of their ability and refer to the instruction and/or FAQ sheet for questions. If questions still remain, applicants
can call 409-384-5704 ext. 279.

At this time, applications will only be accepted by mail. Please mail completed applications to:

DETCOG
210 Premier Drive
Jasper, TX 75951
Attn: Dani Bellamy

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