If you want to "transform lives in a way that hasn’t been achieved before, you need the disruption that social investment creates," says Jeremy Swain from Thames Reach. He talks investment readiness and SIBs with Ellie Ward.
The Real Lettings Property Fund is tackling homelessness in a different way. It has provided secure tenancies in its own properties for 240 of London's homeless people to date, and has now closed to new investors.
With under a week to go until the UK's leading social investment conference, Good Deals 2014, we catch up with one of the key speakers Maff Potts to find out about his social investment hopes and frustrations.