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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 5th Annual Quawana’s Coats was a huge success. An estimated 2,000 coats and jackets of all sizes were donated, with appro... MORE.

Melinda's Memos

If you live in Baxter or Celina and missed your recertification interview, please contact me as soon a... MORE.

T.E.A.M. Resident Council will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the main office community room, 235 West Jack... MORE.

Calendar / Events


Everyone is invited and everything is free – clothing, shoes, home goods, toys, Christmas shop,refreshments and Santa! No... MORE.