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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

Teens Need Training serves 22 youth in grades 5-12 after school on Mondays and Wednesdays. In addition to homework help, tuto... MORE.

Melinda's Memos

It is time for annual recertification in Monterey. You should receive a letter notifying you of... MORE.

LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) applications for winter energy assistance are now available at your local UCHRA of... MORE.

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Join in the fun - there will be games, crafts, art projects, fun and free lunches for any HRS youth in grades K-12.