Santiva Chronicle Story Highlights Kiwanis Donation for CHR

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The new playground at CHR’s Airport Way property has been a big hit with the kids in that community. Read about how CHR representatives thanked the Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club for the donation that made the playground possible at a recent Kiwanis meeting. The story appears in the Santiva Chronicle and you can read about it HERE.

FL Weekly Story Explores Rising Rents in SWFL

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Read about the problems of rising rents and affordable housing in Southwest Florida in this eye opening story from this week’s Florida Weekly. This is a good example of the importance of CHR’s affordable housing program, where rents are based not on the whims of private corporations, but on the earning abilities of our residents.

Sanibel Fellowship Donates to CHR

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CHR recently received a check in the amount of $400 from Sanibel Fellowship, a Christian Bible study group that meets on Sunday mornings at the Sanibel Community House. Pastor Mark Hutchinson, who leads the group, explained during the check presentation that Sanibel Fellowship is deeply invested in supporting the island community. “As a small group Bible study,” Hutchinson said, “Sanibel … Read More

Subcommittee Hears CHR Annual Report


The City of Sanibel’s Below Market Rate Housing Review Subcommittee heard CHR’s annual report at a meeting on May 26. Read about it below in Jeff Lysiak’s story from this week’s edition of the Island Sun newspaper:

Charitable Foundation of the Islands Grants $25K to CHR

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Charitable Foundation of the Islands (CFI) recently granted $25,000 to CHR, which will be used to provide emergency assistance for our residents, and an additional $2,000 to help with capacity building efforts. “The Charitable Foundation of the Islands is, indeed, pleased to support CHR,” said CFI board chair Al Hanser, “as it is a very real part of the fabric … Read More