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CFO Jimmy Patronis Statement on Legislative Efforts Regarding Affordable Housing


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis issued a statement on legislative efforts regarding affordable housing.
CFO Jimmy Patronis
said, “I applaud the Florida Realtors dedication to working with House Speaker Sprowls and Senate President Simpson in the upcoming legislative session to create a new program to support firefighters, first responders, and nurses that need financial support to buy a home in the community where they serve. The Florida Realtors commitment to making housing more affordable - especially for our heroic frontline workers - is remarkable. I have seen our first responders work tirelessly, whether it was in the building collapse at Surfside, or in response to hurricanes and natural disasters, or their continuous sacrifice to care for those suffering from the deadly COVID-19 virus. Our heroes deserve our support, especially during such trying times and the dream of homeownership is something we should help them achieve. This is simply the right thing to do for those who do so much for us.”
About CFO Jimmy Patronis
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).