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A better way to invest in residential real estate

Enjoy the returns of residential property without the stress of being a landlord by investing alongside owner-occupiers

HOPEi has created a model where investors can access the strong returns of the Australian property market. Benefit from a well-diversified and socially responsible investment in residential property that proves doing good pays off for everyone.


Access a property growth linked return from a diversified portfolio of vetted Australian residential real estate assets.

Reduced outgoingsiii

Enjoy investing in property without all the usual taxes, letting fees, maintenance and mortgage costs.

Socially responsible

More than property growth, you’re investing in essential workers, so they can own a home close to work.

A new kind of ownership partnership

We co-invest with essential workers to help make home ownership more attainable and affordable. Together we share the investment and the profits.

Performance Information

(Last 12 months)

Property GrowthJun 2024
Assets in Portfolio (A)12.2%
CoreLogic IndexJun 2024
All Dwellings Sydney (B)6.3%
Social ReturnDec 2023
Social Value Created (C)13.5%

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
Please see Disclaimer at the bottom of this page for footnotes, A, B and C.

Measurable Impact

HOPE’s social impact is measured using established models and actual homeowner data. Our impact reporting focuses on the effect homeownership has on several critical areas, including:

  • Enhancing physical and mental wellbing.
  • Reducing commute times and increasing family time.
  • Improving workplace productivity.
  • Retaining trained esstential workers.
  • Making the cost of housing more affordable.

Rated as Investment Grade

“Evergreen’s independent analysis highlights HOPE’s robust asset valuation solution, strategic asset selection process, and the notable social impact it creates”

Angela Ashton
Founder and Director
Evergreen Consultants


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Our Investor Partners

Our partners include Super Funds, Family Office Investors and philanthropic organisations. HOPE investors are looking to make a meaningful impact and achieve a measurable social return. Investment in the HOPE Fund aims to deliver a commercial return and solid impact underpinned by Australian real estate assets.

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Learn more about HOPE's social impact

We’ve improved our impact reporting in collaboration with Think Impact advisors. Quantifying the monetary value of our social impact not only empowers us to make better decisions but also enables us to maximise outcomes for Essential Workers and our communities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Making an investment

1. Who can invest in the HOPE Fund?

The HOPE Fund is open to any investor who meets the Wholesale or Sophisticated investor definition. Our minimum investment is AU$100K.

2. How do I invest?

You can invest directly with the fund via our online application. Soon you will be able to invest via select platforms. For more information on what platforms will be available, contact [email protected].

Financial returns and distributions

3. How are returns generated for investors?

Returns are driven by capital growth exposure to a portfolio of vetted residential property assets. Long term value drivers in the residential property asset class include constrained housing supply, affordability challenges, concentrated urbanisation and a growing population.

4. Is HOPE exposure to underlying capital growth only?

HOPE targets a premium to underlying capital growth through:

  • Careful selection of homeowners in collaboration with our banking partners;
  • Vetted property selection, with requirements around location, asset type and condition; and
  • Capped purchase prices for all assets added to the fund.

5. How is liquidity generated in the Fund?

The below two mechanisms may generate liquidity for the Fund:

  1. Property sales by homeowners – the average hold period for a property in the Sydney market is 5.5 years (insert this link:
  2. Progressive Equity Buy Outs by homeowners – homeowners increase their equity stake annually, with the equity price determined by the market-value of the property at the time of the transaction.

6. Will I receive any rental income?

No. However, subject to liquidity from property sales and Equity Buy Outs, the HOPE Fund aims to distribute cash quarterly to investors.

7. Does the HOPE Fund cover typical Landlord costs like rates, utilities, strata fees and property insurances?

No – the Fund pays none of these typical fees, as the homeowner is responsible for all costs related to the property. The homeowner is also on title and no land tax is payable by investors in the HOPE Fund.

8. Can I sell my units?

Unit holders may be able to transfer their units to third parties, subject to terms outlined in the PPM.

9. What properties will be eligible: strata units, freehold dwellings, new builds, old builds?

HOPE may provide capital for all types of housing except for off the plan developments. All approvals are subject to HOPE’s full pre-purchase due diligence conducted on every asset, this includes an onsite valuation, which sets the purchase price limit for our co-investment.

Social returns

10. How does the HOPE Fund measure its social impact return?

HOPE has developed a social return methodology in partnership with industry experts, including The Centre for Social Impact and Think Impact. In the 12 months to December 2023 the Fund delivered a social return of 13.5% p.a.