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Public Housing

 

      Highlands Residential Services has 497 conventional public housing units. These homes are located in Algood, Baxter, Celina, Cookeville, Gainesboro and Monterey.

Public housing is for lower-income individuals and families that earn less than 80% of the area median income. Tenants of this program’s dwellings pay approximately 30% of their adjusted income for rent.

We currently only conduct phone interviews for housing application appointments. To schedule an appointment you will need the names, birthdates, and social security numbers of all household members. You will also have to provide a valid phone number for us to contact you for the interview.

Contact the occupancy specialist at (931) 526-9793 Ext. 211.
Email the occupancy specialist at dgriffin@highlandsrs.com.

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Walnut Village

Highlands Residential Services Walnut Village homes in Cookeville has 80 one and two bedroom apartments that are specifically designated for the elderly and disabled. Walnut Village is conveniently located across from the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center and is close to grocery stores, banks, post office and health care services.

Walnut Village rental assistance for private housing units designated for the elderly and disabled are subsidized with a Housing Assistance Payment contract with HUD.

We currently only conduct phone interviews for application appointments. To schedule an appointment you will need the names, birthdates, and social security numbers of all household members. You will also have to provide a valid phone number for us to contact you for the interview.

Contact the occupancy specialist at (931) 528-7605.
Email the occupancy specialist at cyork@highlandsrs.com.

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Willow Heights

 Our Willow Heights homes in Cookeville were built in 2000 by utilizing Low-Income Housing Tax Credits along with Housing Assistance Payment contract through HUD. Willow Heights has 30 one and two bedroom housing units for individuals age 62 and older. These apartments are conveniently located in a quiet cul-de-sac off Willow Avenue and are close to grocery stores, banks, a post office and health care providers.

We currently only conduct phone interviews for application appointments. To schedule an appointment you will need the names, birthdates, and social security numbers of all household members. You will also have to provide a valid phone number for us to contact you for the interview.

Contact the occupancy specialist at (931) 528-7605.
Email the occupancy specialist at cyork@highlandsrs.com.

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Oak Tree Towers

  Our newest development, Oak Tree Towers in Cookeville, is a 50 one-bedroom, three-story midrise for low-income seniors age 62 and up. We anticipate completion in August, 2021. Oak Tree Towers will have many modern amenities including elevators and a sprinkler system. Program funding for Oak Tree Towers is completely different from any of our other housing programs and is done through a federal H.O.M.E. grant. These apartments are conveniently located on Buffalo Valley Road and are close to grocery stores, shopping, banks, churches, and health care providers.Anyone wishing to apply for these new apartments, ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS (including current HRS residents), will need to come to our main office, 235 West Jackson St., Cookeville beginning May 5th through May 12th, 2021, 8:30am - 12:00pm and 1:00 - 4:30 (Friday the 7th is 8:30 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 3:00) to be assigned an interview time slot and application instruction. Appointments will not be made over the phone to ensure that all applicants are treated on a first-come, first-served basis. All applicants must be 62 years of age or older and meet eligibility and income limit guidelines. Oak Tree Towers will be tobacco and smoke free. 

Contact the occupancy specialist at (931) 528-7605.
Email the occupancy specialist at cyork@highlandsrs.com
 
 

Hickory Valley Apartments

   Our new Hickory Valley Apartments in Cookeville are a 48 unit one, two, and three bedroom multi-family homes. There will be a mix of one-level and two-story units. Construction is projected to begin Fall 2021 and to be completed Late 2022.

 
 

Magnolia Ridge Apartments

Our third new development is currently in the planning stages. More information will be available in the future.