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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 Community Garden is alive and growing! HRS residents are encouraged to work at the Sun, Seed and Soil community... MORE.

Free Summer Camp for kids ages 9-11. Lighthouse Christian Camp in Smithville is once again offering the following we... MORE.

Dream Sweep Yard Sale is back again this year, and the council will be participating. This massive, community-wide y... MORE.

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Classes are free and open to the public. All student supplies are provided. Call Misty today at (931) 526-9793 Ext. 224... MORE.


Tools are supplied. All residents are welcome to participate.