The Firm

HDFC Capital Advisors Limited is a specialized Real Estate Private Equity Investment Manager which seeks to deliver competitive returns to its investors. We are amongst the world's leading fund managers focused on investing in affordable and mid income housing sectors.

We are the investment manager to HDFC Capital Affordable Real Estate Fund 1 (HCARE-1), HDFC Capital Affordable Real Estate Fund 2 (HCARE-2) and HDFC Capital Affordable Real Estate Fund 3 (HCARE-3) all SEBI registered Category II Alternative Investment Funds.

Our goal is to finance the development of 1 million affordable homes in India through a combination of flexible financing, strong partnerships and technology innovations, thus creating long-lasting social and economic impact.

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Our funds combine to create a ~USD 3 billion platform targeting affordable and mid-income residential projects in India’s leading 20 cities. The primary objective of this platform is to provide long term equity and debt capital to marquee developers for the development of affordable and mid-income housing in India.

Flexible financing to long standing credible partners coupled with active asset management and innovation in project execution are key drivers for our investment philosophy. Location and its accessibility to social infrastructure, along with long term sustainability aspects are a critical part of our investment process.

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Affordable Housing

Housing plays a significant role in determining the economic and social well-being of an individual. Affordable housing promotes hygienic and sustainable living which leads to community empowerment and economic growth of the country. In pursuit of more than a billion smiles in India, we foster the affordable housing eco-system through active engagement and strategic interventions with all stakeholders.

We see a massive opportunity with the ever-growing demand for affordable housing. Our group's years of expertise in housing finance and deep-rooted developer relationship propels us to support safe and sustainable housing in this segment whilst delivering value to all the stakeholders.

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Real Estate Technology

We believe that technology will play a vital role in the creation of efficiencies within the real estate ecosystem and all processes in the development cycle will get disrupted by technology in the near term.

The HDFC Affordable Real Estate and Technology (H@ART) Program seeks to mentor, partner & invest in real estate technology companies that drive break-through innovations & efficiencies to enhance the affordable housing ecosystem.

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Our Impact

Sustainable living forms the core for the holistic development of the human capital of any country.

As part of our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives, alignment to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is becoming core to our investment approach and has got integrated into the investment decision-making processes and business plans for our investments. We believe that sustainable technology will play a significant role in meeting India's 'Housing for All' goal.

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The world is under a momentous transformation in the way people live their lives and we believe housing is a critical aspect of this transformation towards a sustainable future. As a significant player in this space, we are in a unique place to foster partnerships and promote development of shared knowledge between key stakeholders in the real estate eco-system. We wish to bring out the best from the collaborative insights of our partners, academia, industry bodies, policy makers and investors.

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