Homes | Big Society Capital
Providing homes
for people in need

We use social investment to create a more inclusive housing market that provides high quality, safe, secure and affordable homes so people can lead better lives.

Impact and performance

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£400m
invested in housing to date
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132
organisations receiving investment
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4x
match ratio
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2,000
more people live in suitable housing

The challenge

The UK’s housing market crisis is affecting people all over the country, with an inadequate supply of high quality, affordable homes leading to rising levels of homelessness, people living in unsuitable accommodation, people unable to access the support they need while home ownership is becoming increasingly unaffordable.

Social investment has great potential to change this and to contribute to a more inclusive housing market.

OUR APPROACH

Our aim is to test, replicate and scale innovative housing models, attracting additional capital into this area in order to deliver secure and affordable homes for those in need, including the most vulnerable people in society.

Explore our current investment portfolio

Scaling temporary accommodation
Developing more affordable homes
Investing in new affordable homes

Our insights

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Head of Origination
Investment Director
Investment Director