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College Housing Northwest Receives Top Marks

Posted by on Nov 22, 2021 in Employee Services
College Housing Northwest Receives Top Marks

We are pleased to announce that once again College Housing Northwest has been recognized by Oregon Business in its annual “The 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon” survey.  Scores are based on employee satisfaction in five areas: work environment; management and communication; mission and goals; career development and learning; and benefits and compensation. […]

Pilot Program to Address Student Homelessness Expands This Fall

Posted by on Nov 12, 2021 in Affordable Rents for College Students
Pilot Program to Address Student Homelessness Expands This Fall

Far too many college students begin their year with a deep anxiety about having shelter and enough money to purchase groceries or pay their heating bill.  More than 52% of students across 17 Oregon community colleges reported being “housing insecure” during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a national survey by the Hope Center for College, […]

Political Battles in an Oregonian School District

Posted by on Aug 31, 2021 in Racial Equity
Political Battles in an Oregonian School District

College Housing Northwest is using a racial equity blog platform to highlight topics and events related to both racial justice and racial equity in Portland and across the state of Oregon. Readers can expect new additions to this blog every two months.  For this posting, we’d like to bring attention to battles happening across the state in […]

Pride Month

Posted by on Jun 18, 2020 in Archives
Pride Month

Pride month, this year, falls amidst a momentous time in America, amidst an ongoing pandemic and the reigniting of the movement for Black lives. When reflecting on the history of Pride it is noteworthy that the first Pride event was deemed a riot. This is significant because of its parallel to what we are witnessing […]

Black Lives Matter

Posted by on Jun 2, 2020 in Racial Equity
Black Lives Matter

At CHNW, we are grief-stricken over the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, as well as the many victims of violence that go unnamed in America. We are heartbroken and troubled by the devastation caused, both recently and, inconceivably, over the last four centuries. We are heartened by leaders across the country who […]

The Amy is Officially Open

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Archives
The Amy is Officially Open

The Amy is officially open! The Amy represents CHNW’s continuing effort to provide more affordable housing in well-supported communities for college students. The Amy is 141 units located just a couple blocks from Portland State University with whom CHNW has been affiliated for nearly 50 years. Everyone at CHNW is thrilled to be opening this […]

Student Spotlight: Marley

Posted by on Mar 9, 2019 in Student Life
Student Spotlight: Marley

Throughout the Spotlight Series, we highlight residents and staff to learn about their experiences at College Housing Northwest. Congrats to one of our Lead Resident Ambassadors, Marley, who will be graduating this Spring. Marley earned a double degree in Environmental Engineering and Environmental Science at Portland State University. Marley will be moving to Delaware shortly […]

CHNW is Named Best Nonprofit 4 Years in a Row

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in Archives
CHNW is Named Best Nonprofit 4 Years in a Row

We are so happy to call our organization one of the best nonprofits to work for in Oregon fourth year in a row by Oregon Business magazine. College Housing Northwest is committed to both providing below-market rents to college students and creating a well-supported housing community. The only way to achieve this is by hiring […]

Student Spotlight: Meet Tiffany

Posted by on Aug 14, 2018 in Student Life
Student Spotlight: Meet Tiffany

Throughout the Spotlight Series, we highlight residents and staff to learn about their experiences at College Housing Northwest (CHNW). In this post, we will feature Tiffany, who currently works as Resident Ambassador at University District. Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Tiffany and I

Staff Spotlight: Meet Kayla

Posted by on Mar 31, 2018 in Student Life
Staff Spotlight: Meet Kayla

Throughout the Spotlight Series, we highlight residents and staff to learn about their experiences at College Housing Northwest (CHNW). In this post, we will feature Kayla, who started as a Leasing Consultant at the Gem and now works at as the Student Experience Manager for CHNW. How did you get involved with CHNW? While attending […]

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