Board Spotlight: George Campean


George Campean traded cold Ohio winters for the warmth of Sanibel and has been a full-time resident since 2006. George joined the CHR board in 2013 and brought with him a wealth of knowledge. He has a Masters Degree in mechanical engineering and experience in construction and property maintenance, including the owning and operating of a small 15-unit motel. He … Read More

News-Press article on affordable housing, featuring CHR

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CHR is proud to be featured in a great article in The News-Press as well as two videos featuring CHR Executive Director, Kelly Collini, and CHR resident, Melanie Moraga duscussing the important issue of affordable and workforce housing in SWFL. Click here to read “Out of reach: Many workers can’t afford a home in Southwest Florida as area booms”

Board President honored with LocalLEE Grown Business Award


Bailey’s General Store on Sanibel won a LocalLEE Grown Business Award, part of the 25th Annual Industry Appreciation Awards hosted by The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office, which is awarded to a company that was founded in Lee County and is distinguished by its operational excellence and commitment to the vibrancy of the region’s business climate. … 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: