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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


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At the “Odd Squad Camp”  kids will get to explore all kinds of fun, hands-on learning, and they get to play with some re... MORE.

Melinda's Memos Wishing everyone a Safe and Happy July 4! It’s recertification time for ALL of Gainesboro and Boatman... MORE.

The Power of Putnam and Life Church are co-sponsoring the annual Back to School Bash on Friday, July 15, from 4-7 p.m. at the Putnam County Fa... MORE.

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Help grow in the community garden and reap the harvest! Everyone is welcome to participate.