Residence Life

Division of Student Services

Off-Campus Housing


Off Campus Housing Listings

Apartment Complexes Near Reed
Reed Houses
Apartment Rental & Referral Agencies
Other Helpful Links

Online Databases

Off-Campus Housing Board
View Current Listings
Roommate Database
Reed Night Bus
Off-Campus Housing Advice

This site contains helpful links, information, and advice regarding off-campus living. For more assistance and information regarding off campus housing, please visit the Student Services office in Eliot 218.

Residence Life Online Databases

Off-Campus Housing Board

This is a Reed website where landlords or other individuals searching for tenants or roommates post available rooms.  This can be a very useful place to start in searching for an off-campus room.

Off-Campus Housing Board

Click Here to View All Current Listings

Roommate Database

This is an IRIS database where students can post open rooms when looking for roommates.

Roommate Database

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Other Off-campus Housing Listings

Apartment Complexes Near Reed

The closest:

Garden Park Apartments 5104 SE 30th Ave 503/236-8330
Wimbledon Square & Gardens Apartments 2837 SE Colt Drive 503/233-4461

Some that require more of a hike, but are still pretty close:

Barrington Square 7123 SE Powell 503/775-9303


Crystal Springs Apartments 2215 SE Miller 503/234-3205
Tabor East 7298 SE Division 503/774-3785
Westview Apartments 3552 SE Westview 503/654-8723
Lizann Terrace Apartments 3755 SE 40th 503/777-7065

Some in the Hawthorne area, a rather funky, hip neighborhood a couple of miles from Reed, but still very accessible:

Sunnymont Apartments 3433 SE Belmont 503/236-6950
Kalani Apartments 3030 SE Pine 503/234-7840
The 20 on Hawthorne An eco-friendly apartment community

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Reed Houses

Reed houses are often a part of the off-campus student's way of life.  These homes have varied places in the college's history and are often advertised with catchy signs posted around campus informing students of available rooms.

Apartment Rental & Referral Agencies

American Property Management 503/281-7779
Apartment Express 503/664-0637
Apartment Finders 503/520-0893; outside Portland 800/856-6277
Portland Roommate Referral Service 503/224-4939
RentalHomesPlus 312/610-5000
Shared Housing 503/225-9924
My Apartment Map - an interactive website that allows you to search for and map out apartment rental locations
My New Place - another interactive website to search for rental locations


American Youth Hostel 3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 503/236-3380
Portland International Youth Hostel 1022 SW Stark 503/274-1223

Other Helpful Links and Info

Portland Rentals
Apartments for rent
Oregonian classifieds
Rental data
People's Rental Furniture 503/684-0118

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Reed Night Bus

The Reed night bus is a shuttle service provided by Reed to make students who live off-campus feel safe getting home late at night.

Dates and times of service

Sunday-Thursday: 10:15 p.m. - 2:15 a.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10:15 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Shuttle travel boundaries

North: Burnside
South: Johnson Creek
East: 82nd
West: Downtown

Pick-up times

First run: 10:15 p.m.
Next run: 11 p.m.
After 11 p.m.: Runs on the half hour and hour if students are present.

Pick-up location

Eliot Circle

Contact Res Life
Phone: 503/777-7536
Fax: 503/517-7691
Office: 28 West,
5436 SE 28th Ave.

Amy Schuckman

Assistant Dean

Clea Taylor

Director of Housing


8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.;
closed noon–1 p.m.


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