Jaime has been providing housing, community development, technology and finance services in support of affordable housing for over 46 years. He founded The Communities Group in 1984, which works both internationally and throughout the U.S. to support low-income communities. Mr. Bordenave specializes in urban planning, housing finance, property management and cooperatives. He works closely with the US Department of Housing and urban Development, playing a major role in assisting HUD’s Office of Capital Improvements to review public housing finance proposals, provide site visits, develop resource tools and guidebooks, and provide training services at the Maximizing Leverage Conferences. He has planned successful HOPE VI projects in Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Minnesota. He has obtained 15 planning grants for major urban revitalizations through HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods Initiatives. In 2012, realizing the transformative potential of HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, Jaime guided TCG Development Advisors to play a leading role in the program, assisting local housing authorities across the country to revitalize their aging housing stock, while contracting with HUD’s Office of Recapitalization to grow and improve the RAD program.