New Affordable Student Housing Project

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New Affordable Student Housing Project

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Second Annual CHNW Appreciation Party

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Second Annual CHNW Appreciation Party

College Housing Northwest would like to thank all of the educational partners, board members, resident council members, consultants, vendors and employees who attended our Mad Men-themed CHNW Appreciation Party this past weekend.  We had a blast!  We loved all the photos, but below are some of our favorites. Click twice on the photo to view […]

4 Tips to Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

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4 Tips to Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

New Years Eve a night of toasts, friends, glitter, and resolutions. “I’ll get healthy this year,” or “I’ll save money this year,” or “only A’s and B’s for 2015.” Easier said than done. Last year I was going to run a marathon….did I? Nope. The only marathon I did was on Netflix. This year will […]

Save Money Buying Textbooks This Term

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Save Money Buying Textbooks This Term

With the impending start of fall term, when and how you buy your textbooks is a fickle thing. Some students say they will feel out the first week of class before committing, ride the coat tails of a friends text, or even avoid buying textbooks completely. And should we solely buy our textbooks from the […]

CHNW selected as one of The Oregonian’s Top Workplaces for 2014!

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CHNW selected as one of The Oregonian’s Top Workplaces for 2014!

College Housing Northwest is pleased to announce that we have been selected as one of The Oregonian’s Top Workplaces for 2014! CHNW is committed to the philosophy that employees thrive when we have direct, meaningful participation in our workplace. We’re not interested in maintaining hierarchies; we’re committed to the effects produced when employees utilize their […]

Get Involved: Oregon State University Clubs

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Get Involved: Oregon State University Clubs

Don’t fear the start of a new year! There is always something to do in Corvallis and there is ALWAYS something to do on campus. It doesn’t matter if you are new to Corvallis, a new student at OSU, or a returning beaver, expanding your network is always a great and fun way to experience […]

Programming Your Mind: 5 Tips for College Students

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Programming Your Mind: 5 Tips for College Students

So there you are, off in summerlandia with a cold one in hand —the last two inches of Pabst remains idling in the can, you fear its temperature will, sooner or later, increase to a precisely 98.6 degrees, at which point it’s drinkability, will become highly questionable. As you grip and swish the watered down contents of […]