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Building on Community

For more than 60 years, Highlands Residential Services (HRS), formerly known as Cookeville Housing Authority, has been helping to build and strengthen our community and our neighbors.

What Home Means to Me

Kayla Padgett, a 17-year-old Celina resident, created the grand-prize-winning poster in a national contest sponsored by the National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials.

Serving the Upper Cumberland

Highlands Residential Services has 550 Conventional public housing units. Our units are located in Algood, Baxter, Celina, Cookeville, Gainesboro and Monterey.

Building on Community
What Home Means to Me
Serving the Upper Cumberland


Latest News


The UC Regional Health Department, BlueCare and Amerigroup along with HRS are sponsoring a TE... MORE.

First United Pentecostal Church Street R.A.G.E (Reaching a Generation Effectively)

Youth Day will be held Saturday, Ap... MORE.

The hunt is on... for Easter eggs!

WHEN: Good Friday, April 3, 2015
Egg hunts are for all HRS children up to 11... MORE.

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Free reading program for grades K - 4th.