The country's first and most experienced
non-profit student housing provider

Since 1996, Collegiate Housing Foundation has financed over $3.8 billion of student housing facilities.










Billion Financed

University of California, Irvine

CHF worked with American Campus Communities and Barclays Capital to finance the 1,488-bed, $94.5 million Vista del Campo project.

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Texas A&M University

CHF worked with Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions and RBC Capital Markets to finance the 1,274-bed, $104.1 million White Creek project.



Western Carolina University

CHF worked with RISE and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company to finance the 421-bed, $28.5 million Noble Hall project.

The Texas A&M University System (“TAMUS”) is extremely proud of our strategic partnership with Collegiate Housing Foundation (CHF). Together, we have successfully partnered on nine (9) student housing projects totaling in excess of 5,400 beds to date. CHF’s insight and knowledge in all phases of the project’s development, financing and day-to-day operations have been instrumental in creating affordable and appealing housing for our students across various TAMUS campuses. Chancellor Sharp understands the importance of collaborating with dependable, trustworthy as well as innovative firms that are respected leaders within the collegiate housing industry. TAMUS places tremendous confidence in the CHF team and we look forward to continuing our relationship with CHF for many years to come.

Phillip Ray, Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, The Texas A&M University System



Collegiate Housing Foundation is a non-profit tax exempt organization established in 1996 for the sole purpose of assisting colleges and universities in acquiring or developing student housing facilities. Founded in and still based in Fairhope, Alabama, the Foundation pioneered the financing of student housing facilities by a third party non-profit thereby giving it extensive experience and a national profile in the student housing space.



Collegiate Housing Foundation works with colleges and universities nationwide to give them the benefits of ownership of new, state-of-the-art student housing facilities without their having to assume responsibility for financing, building, or operating them.

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