Housing Search Options

  • Andeo International Homestays: A local nonprofit that coordinates homestays. They connect international students with host families in the Portland community in order to increase cross-cultural understanding.
  • American Campus Communities: College Station student housing
  • Apartment Search: Housing search engine
  • College Housing Northwest: provides housing in six unique apartment buildings, all within a 20 minute bus ride of UO Portland. For more information contact 503-222-7105.
  • Craigslist: A free, public online bulletin board with a very active Portland community. You can search for apartments and house rentals by clicking on "apartments and housing" as well as roommates and room shares by clicking "rooms and shared." Try posting your own advertisement in the "housing wanted" section. 
  • Housing Authority of Portland: Provides resources and a housing search for low-income individuals and families.  
  • Trulia: Housing search engine
  • Zillow: Housing search engine

Other Resources

  • Portland Neighborhood: A guide to the Portland neighborhoods 
  • Portland Streetcar: Transportation around Portland
  • Tri-Met Public Transportation: Transportation around Portland
  • UO Off-Campus Housing: Your guide to off-campus housing. You can search for roommates by registering under the "roommates" tab to set up your profile. When you get to the education tab, choose “UO Portland Campus” and save your settings. You can also learn about roommate search tips and how to protect yourself from rental scams here.


Please contact your Portland-based administrator for assistance if you have questions or problems in your housing search:

School of Law: 503-412-0468
School of Journalism and Communications: 503-412-3662
College of Design: 503-412-3738
Sports Product Management: 503-412-3743

Disclaimer: This list is provided for informational purposes only and does not serve as an endorsement by the university. Students are encouraged to exercise their own good judgment when evaluating prospective roommates, rental units, and landlords.