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Capital for disability housing

About you

We provide capital to a range of organisations building quality disability housing stock, both Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) and non-SDA homes. This includes:

  • Community Housing Providers
  • SDA developers
  • For-purpose property developers

About SVA

  • SVA is a not-for-profit who cares about your social mission as much as you do
  • We invest to create meaningful social outcomes for people experiencing disadvantage in Australia, alongside a financial return
  • In a tightening lending environment, we offer flexible, non-bank capital which can help unlock more complex and unusual transactions
  • We ensure the residents’ needs are at the centre of our decision-making process

Our offering

SVA’s offering
  • Senior term loans
  • Senior construction loans
  • Mezzanine construction loans
  • Equity for property development
Key investment criteria
  • Social impact: Construction of high quality, well located, design driven disability housing stock
  • Security: First ranking security (senior loans) or second ranking security (mezzanine loans)
  • LVR: dependent on project
Key terms
  • Investment amount: $1M-$20M+
  • Loan term:  Up to 24 months for standard construction projects, longer tenors negotiable as per project requirements
  • Repayment options: Bullet repayment upon completion of construction, amortising repayment options may be applicable

Current and past portfolio

Life Without Barriers

Life Without Barriers

Investment theme: Disability housing. Details: $1m senior loan. Impact: Construction of quality disability housing in Queensland

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Synergis Fund

Synergis Fund

Investment theme: Disability housing. Details: Synergis Fund is a new scalable wholesale investment fund established by SVA and Federation Asset Management. Impact: People living with disability have access to high quality, safe, stable and appropriate homes

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‘We partnered with SVA as they understand the need for flexible financing and the complexities of scaling innovative social programs. This relationship is critical for being able to roll out Project Independence, at scale, across Australia.’

Project Independence Chair, Glenn Keys AO

How it works

Here’s our six step process towards getting capital.

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