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College Housing Northwest and the Affordable Rents for College Students Program

College Housing Northwest and the Affordable Rents for College Students Program

College Housing Northwest began a pilot program in 2020 to provide housing for college students in the Portland area experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity. The Affordable Rents for College Students program, or “ARCS”, provides monthly rental assistance and supportive services to students in need while also reducing typical housing barriers such as security deposits for […]

Addressing Student Homelessness & Housing Insecurity – Part 3

Addressing Student Homelessness & Housing Insecurity – Part 3

This represents the third post in a three part series discussing issues of basic needs insecurities prevalent among college students nationwide. In this post we highlight the work that College Housing Northwest (CHNW) is doing currently to address these issues, and outline additional recommendations that might help this growing problem. — College Housing Northwest Approach […]

Addressing Student Homelessness & Housing Insecurity – Part 2

Addressing Student Homelessness & Housing Insecurity – Part 2

This is part two of a three part series discussing issues of basic needs insecurities prevalent among college students nationwide. In this post we highlight the College Housing Assistance (CHAP) program in Tacoma which provides affordable housing to college students experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity. — The Tacoma Model Tacoma Community College (TCC) is located […]

CHNW is Named Best Nonprofit 3 Years in a Row

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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 […]

Don’t miss our feature in the Portland State Vanguard

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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 […]

Business Tribune Interview with Dave Garnand

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Business Tribune Interview with Dave Garnand

The below text is pulled from the Business Tribune article which can be found here. By Jules Rodgers Studio apartments will rent for 15 percent below market rate People studying at Portland State University will soon feel a little relief from the tight downtown housing market. Construction has begun on The Amy, a 141-unit building […]

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