Resident Spotlight: Meet Jeanne

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Resident Spotlight: Meet Jeanne

Throughout the Resident Spotlight Series, we highlight CHNW residents to get to know them a little better and learn about their experience at CHNW.  Tell us a little about yourself…. My name is Jeanne and I’m originally from Hong Kong, I graduated from PSU in 2015 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. I worked as a […]

CHNW Offers Below Market Rental Prices

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CHNW Offers Below Market Rental Prices

We are proud to have established ourselves as an organization that makes renting effortless. Because our rental prices are kept below market value, and no previous rental or credit history, guarantor, or income restriction is required, we offer an easy experience to support those students who are signing their first lease. Additionally, low-security deposits allow […]

New Affordable Student Housing Project: The Amy

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New Affordable Student Housing Project: The Amy

Portland’s rental market has doubled within the last several years, with vacancy rates remaining incredibly low. The average price of a studio apartment near Portland State campus is $1689 per month (including furniture, utilities, and Internet based on a market analysis performed by The Scion Group in February 2016). CHNW has initiated redevelopment of a former […]

Resident Spotlight: Meet Sukrut

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Resident Spotlight: Meet Sukrut

Throughout the Resident Spotlight Series, we highlight CHNW residents to get to know them a little better and learn about their experience at CHNW. Tell us a little about yourself..My name is Sukrut and I am originally from Mumbai, India. My dream is to become an electrical engineer in the semiconductor industry. How did you […]

The Advantage of LED Lights for the Environment

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The Advantage of LED Lights for the Environment

Taking care of the environment is a responsibility that everyone should feel accountable for. Most of us are already aware of environmentally friendly processes such as recycling to minimize the amount of waste we produce to reduce our carbon footprint. However, most people are unaware of new and upcoming technologies that we can use to […]

We’re Committed to Serving Students

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We’re Committed to Serving Students

That mission runs deep through the entire CHNW organization. You can feel it when you meet our team members – from resident ambassadors to the Board of Directors. And you can see it in our professional experience and community involvement. CHNW is a horizontal organization, with little regard for hierarchies or pecking orders. Sure, we […]

Resident Spotlight: Meet Sarah

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Resident Spotlight: Meet Sarah

Throughout the Resident Spotlight Series, we highlight CHNW residents to get to know them a little better and learn about their experience at CHNW.  Tell us a little about yourself? My name is Sarah and I’m from Ohio. My Masters was in Landscape Architecture so eventually, I’ll get a job in that field but until […]

CHNW Recognized Among Oregon 100 Best Nonprofits

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CHNW Recognized Among Oregon 100 Best Nonprofits

Recognized and distinguished by Oregon Business, CHNW was ranked 10th in 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon in 2016. The project attracted organizations from across the state, representing a variety of sectors, from social services to environmental advocacy. More than 5,000 employees and volunteers took part in this year’s survey. CHNW was honored […]

New Avenues for Youth Partnership

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New Avenues for Youth Partnership

Did you know that only 10% of foster youth will attend college? And did you know that of that 10%, only 3% will graduate? These alarming statistics motivated the formation of Avenues to College, a Portland Children’s Levy-funded program made up of five non-profits including: College Housing Northwest, New Avenues for Youth, Portland Leadership Foundation, […]

Resident Spotlight: Meet Sam

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Resident Spotlight: Meet Sam

Throughout the Resident Spotlight Series, we highlight CHNW residents to get to know them a little better and learn about their experience at CHNW.  Tell us a little about yourself? My name is Samantha and I’m a student for OHSU’s PhD Program for Neuroscience. I am originally from Connecticut and moved out to Portland because […]