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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

This month, we say goodbye or perhaps a “see you later” to Lt. Mike Smith of the Cookeville Police Department, who retires January 31, 2016. L... MORE.

Are you in need of a tooth extraction, filling or dental cleaning? Free dental clinic will be Friday, February 12th, beginning at 8 a.m. at th... MORE.

Congratulations to Donna McDaniel of Cookeville, who received the HRS Property of the Year award in December. Donna has lived... MORE.

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Happy Valentine's Day from your HRS faculty and staff.


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