The National Housing Federation estimate that £12.8 billion is needed every year for the next ten years to respond to the chronic shortage of affordable housing. One solution is to grow the amount of private capital investing into the sector through social and affordable housing funds.
As one of the UK’s leading dedicated social impact investors, we have significant in-house expertise and experience, investing over £150 million into a range of UK social and affordable housing funds.
In this market mapping, we share our knowledge and learnings to help support investors and their advisers navigate this rapidly evolving market. This mapping covers:
- What are social and affordable housing funds?
- The size and projected growth of the market
- Three categories of social and affordable housing funds
- Key drivers of impact, risk and financial returns