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'Game changer' for public housing supply

Oliver Lewis
Mon, 29 Nov 2021

'Game changer' for public housing supply
Positive Capital's shared equity model will help fund more public housing like these CORT units (Image: Supplied).
Oliver Lewis
Mon, 29 Nov 2021
A new $200 million shared equity scheme could help community housing providers (CHPs) build up to 400 new public homes.Community Finance, an impact investor platform, already provides CHPs with affordable finance, provided by investors seeking to use their money for social good.However, its founders soon realised that to build more new developments, CHPs also needed help with equity.New company Positive Capital, a sister company to Community Finance, aims to solve that problem.On Monday, the company announced global investment house Alvarium an...

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