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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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Congratulations to our local poster contest winners: Marlayna Ferrell, Dori Bullard and Kimberly Gaw. Their posters have advanced to the state... MORE.

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Melinda's Memos

Annual recertification interviews will be con... MORE.

Parents of children ages birth to 5 years old:

Parents are their child’s first teacher, and children are ready to lear... MORE.

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