SYHA Enterprises grows commercial activity that supports South Yorkshire Housing Association’s purpose and values.

Our aim is to grow a portfolio of successful and sustainable businesses, and generate a return on investment demonstrated through portfolio growth and profit.


We make investments through our Social Value Fund.

  • Our typical investments are between £10k and £100k
  • We offer bespoke funding packages which cover debt, equity and quasi-equity
  • There is an expected minimum return of 7-10% per annum, and full payback in under 10 years
  • We’ll use our experience and networks to help you grow your business.

Our investment criteria:

  • Investments that align with our purpose, and that target issues faced in the housing, health and/or social care sector
  • Companies with a well-formulated strategy and clear vision for growth
  • Located in the Sheffield City Region.

If you think your business matches the criteria and is seeking investment, please get in touch at