Ms. Zimmer has over forty years of experience in pioneering and developing housing for homeless individuals and families. Prior to HousingPlus, Rita Zimmer founded WIN (Women In Need, Inc.) in 1983, and was its President until 2000. In 2002, Rita Zimmer founded HousingPlus to develop and operate permanent, supportive housing for homeless women and families. Ms. Zimmer has a Master’s in Public Health from NYU.