Community Housing and Resources, Inc. is a private 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization primarily dedicated to providing affordable housing to families and individuals who work on and/or serve the community of Sanibel. The agency oversees 74 rental units in 11 complexes and 14 limited equity ownership homes throughout Sanibel Island. CHR residents work at your local bank, grocery store, your favorite retail stores and restaurants. They are bakers, cooks, servers, bank tellers, writers, artists, realtors, conservation workers, educators, and secretaries.

*CHR does not provide emergency housing. Please contact Fort Myers Homeless Coalition or call 211 if you are in need of immediate shelter.

Interested in applying for CHR housing? Get Started

If you work on Sanibel full-time and are looking for affordable housing on the island, click below to get started on the application process.



Support CHR

Community Housing and Resources, Inc. is a tax-exempt, 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization and your contributions are tax deductible.


Thank You to Our Community Business Partners

CHR relies on businesses and individuals in the community to support our mission and spread the word about affordable housing on Sanibel.

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Ruby Sponsors

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Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

Barrier Island Title Web banner Blades Web banner  Dan Hahn Custom Builders Web banner Jerry Carroll AC Web banner  John Grey Painting Web banner Lazy Flamingo Web banner Sanibel Catering Web banner Sanibel Design Center Web banner


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Interested in partnering with CHR? Click here to email Kelley Riedy for more information.