It means we want our money to go to good. And make a positive difference in the world around us. Start with the most fundamental place in every person’s life. Home. Some people have a decent and affordable one. Many don’t. Let’s change that.
The fight for equity starts with the home. Investment in affordable housing might be the single most holistic way to make a social impact in America.
Housing Partnership Equity Trust invests in multi-family properties in partnership with high-performing nonprofit housing providers across the country.
We are living in times of great change and upheaval. The push to make a social impact is upon us all.
Now more than ever, people need housing. Click here to view our 2019 Annual Report.
Housing Partnership Equity Trust (HPET) is a social-purpose real estate investment trust that acquires and preserves affordable housing in partnership with leading nonprofit apartment owners. We practice no-nonsense impact investing that delivers reliable results and changes lives, solving one of the nation’s most serious problems: the vast and growing shortage of housing that is affordable to working individuals and families.
Social impact is at the core of our mission at HPET—we’re committed to improving our residents’ lives through financial stability, improved health, and increased access to opportunity.
The supply of affordable places to live for working families continues to shrink.
11 million Americans spend more than half their paycheck on rent. There is not a single county in the United States that can fill 100% of its lower-income population’s needs for safe, affordable housing. If the people who are the backbone of our economy can’t afford decent places to live, what then?