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Serving Students Since 1969

Our mission runs deep throughout the entire organization. You can feel it when you meet our team members, from our student staff to the board of directors. We are passionately committed to our mission. It’s why we exist.



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Affordable Rents for College Students

Oregon’s college students are experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity at all-time highs with local colleges seeing homelessness amongst students up to 20%. The ARCS program collaboration seeks to make a direct impact on these problems by providing subsidized housing, low barriers to entry, and an environment focused on supporting student success.

ARCS: A Program Creating Stability

In the summer of 2020, College Housing Northwest (CHNW) initiated the Affordable Rents for College Students (ARCS) program to provide rental subsidies to students most in need of housing assistance. Through ARCS, over 45 students

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