Supporting Vulnerable Households to Achieve Their Housing Goals: The Role of Impact Investment
AHURI Final Report No. 290, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, doi:10.18408/ahuri-821031; ISBN 978-1-925334-54-8 (2017)
128 Pages Posted: 2 Dec 2017
Date Written: November 24, 2017
This study explores how social impact investment (SII) has been used for housing and homelessness objectives internationally; examines three case studies where SII has been used in Australia; and considers finance structures, such as impact investment mutual funds, that would enable social impact investors to create a portfolio of affordable housing securities that can balance financial and social return.
Keywords: social impact investment, impact investing, affordable housing, social housing, homelessness, vulnerable households, social enterprises, housing finance, social impact bonds, social policy, innovative finance.
JEL Classification: G11, G24, I31, I38, R31
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