Pride Month

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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 […]

CHNW: Operating Through the Pandemic

I don’t think any of us could have imagined the impact the COVID-19 pandemic would have on us. There is so much that we all take for granted that has, all of a sudden, come into clear focus for us – our connections with others, our freedom of movement, our hygiene habits and basic necessities like toilet […]

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 […]

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 […]

Doing Smart Business

Goose Hollow Tower Cuts Maintenance Costs and Tenant Heating Costs by Upgrading to Energy-Efficient Exhaust Fans. The below text is pulled from the Energy Trust of Oregon Blog. Click here to read the full article. The 25 ventilation exhaust fans on the roof of Goose Hollow Tower, a 70,500 square-foot college housing apartments in downtown […]

We’re Here to Serve Students

As a not-for-profit organization, we provide convenient, affordable housing for post-secondary students in Portland and Corvallis. At CHNW, we strive to create dynamic living and learning environments that help students achieve their goals

The Amy is Now Pre-Leasing

Our newest property, The Amy is now open for pre-leasing. The Amy will feature fully furnished units for residents, along with all utilities and WIFI included. Notable project features include a green eco-roof, high-speed internet provided to all units, and five common area amenity spaces that include an outdoor patio with BBQ and fire pit, […]

CHNW is Named Best Nonprofit 3 Years in a Row

We are very honored and humbled to be placed in the top 100 Best Non-Profits to work for in Oregon for the third year in a row. What makes CHNW such a great place to work, is that all levels of our organization, our staff and leadership embody our core values which are collaboration, autonomy […]

Meet Dave: Executive Director of CHNW

Meet Dave, Executive Director of CHNW Throughout the Spotlight Series, we highlight residents and staff to learn about their experiences at College Housing Northwest (CHNW). As Dave is celebrating a 7-year workiversary, we took some time to ask about his experience as the Executive Director of CHNW. Dave has been an organizational leader for more […]

Don’t miss our feature in the Portland State Vanguard

The below text is pulled from the Portland State Vanguard. Click here to read the full article. By Myles Boyns at Portland State Vanguard. Portland area college students will soon have access to more affordable housing in the Goose Hollow Towers of Southwest Portland thanks to College Housing Northwest, a local nonprofit housing developer. The […]

CHNW Offers Below Market Rental Prices

CHNW Offers Below Market Rental Prices At CHNW, we are proud to have established ourselves as an organization that makes renting effortless. Our rental prices are kept below market value. No previous rental or credit history, guarantor, or income restriction is required.

LED Lights Advantages for the Environment

LED Lights Advantages

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 […]