Florida Housing Coalition
Director of Resilience and Disaster Recovery
Gladys Cook is the Director of Resilience and Disaster Recovery with the Florida Housing Coalition. She has more than 25 years of experience in housing and community development in Florida. As a planner, Gladys provides research and analysis skills in the formation of housing incentives, needs assessments, land banking and community land trusts. She offers capacity building and strategic planning for organizations including predevelopment, underwriting and compliance for homeownership, rental and supportive housing. Gladys specializes in land banking and the use of surplus land for community land trusts. Gladys is a problem solver and consensus builder seeking to maximize human and capital resources to expand the supply of resilient, accessible, and affordable homes.