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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.
Teens Need Training
Join us at our after-school and summer programs in Cookeville.
Start the Process
Complete the application and set up an appointment with us.
Ways to Help Today
Help us provide safe, affordable housing to others.
LIHEAP Sign-Ups. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program sign-ups begin Oct. 1 at local UCHRA offices. Applications ar... MORE.
Great Start for TNT. Our TNT after-school program is off to a great start. Officer Luke Ward with the Cookeville Police... MORE.
Melinda's Memos. Annual recertification interviews for all of Monterey will be held in September. You should receive a letter... MORE.
Enjoy free clothing of all sizes, household items, toys, Halloween costumes and refreshments. This event is open to the... MORE.
Attendance counts as two hours of community service. Classes are free and open to the public.