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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

Our annual “What Home Means to Me” poster contest begins in March. Be thinking about your poster ideas, and watch for details... MORE.

Melinda's Memos

It’s recertification time for Buffalo Valley, Coffelt, Willow Valley Court and Newman streets this mon... MORE.

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Shelby and Emogene Watson of Walnut Village for receiving the HRS Property of the Year award.... MORE.

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Grades K-4 free reading program.