Florida Housing Coalition
Jaimie Ross is the President and CEO of the Florida Housing Coalition. Jaimie’s work includes all forms of legislative and administrative advocacy and education related to the planning and financing of affordable housing. Prior to joining the Florida Housing Coalition as CEO, Jaimie served as the Affordable Housing Director at 1000 Friends of Florida, a statewide nonprofit smart growth organization, from 1991- 2015. Prior to her tenure at 1000 Friends of Florida, Jaimie was a land use and real property lawyer representing for profit and nonprofit developers and financial institutions with a law firm in Orlando. In 1991, she initiated the broad-based coalition that successfully advocated the passage of the William E. Sadowski Affordable Housing Act, providing a dedicated revenue source for affordable housing in Florida.