Social housing REITs: A case of balancing profit and purpose 

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Dominique Moerenhout, CEO of EPRA
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Dominique Moerenhout, CEO of EPRA

Social housing is an incredibly important feature of Europe’s social fabric.

While its development and upkeep are most closely associated with public bodies like governments and housing authorities, private sector partners such as REITs play an incredibly important role in its provision. This is set to grow further as we enter a period that presents the sector with both opportunities and challenges. In recent years, REITs investing in social housing across Europe has not only been some of the real estate industry's most dynamic players but has also been a vital cog in the provision of low-cost housing throughout the continent. Investors benefit from this to...

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