Our Platform: Real Estate

Real Estate

Sober Living Real Estate Platform

Many qualified Operators struggle to find, fund, and acquire a home. We have seen real estate acquisition to be the most significant roadblock for most new operators. Often, a potential sober house Operator cannot afford to buy, renovate, furnish, and open a home.


We would like to offer you a different structure. You pick the home and we buy it for you.

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Real Estate Search

We work with you to find the specific home(s) you want in the community you want to serve. You agree to lease the home, and we work with our affiliated impact real estate fund to buy, renovate, and furnish the home. You acquire the home with a long-term lease. You pay first, last, and security – not first, second, and third-born child.

We have access to investors who want to use their real estate to build recovery communities, but they don’t have the entrepreneurial capacity to do so. We build the connection between our chartered operators and real estate partners.

Real Estate Lease v. Ownership Comparison

Owning a home requires not only a down payment, but renovation and furnishing costs, and many hidden initial costs and risks. Financing homes to operate as sober home communities is very difficult within a track record of success, and if you don’t tell your lender what you want to do with the home, it could put you at risk of default and foreclosure if they find out.

Out-of-pocket costs to own the home can range from $60,000 – $150,000+


Our long-term lease allows an Operator to access a turn-key home of their selection without the risk and cost of ownership. The fund which will own the home will bear the risk and cost of buying, renovating, and owning the home. We have set up homes of all shapes and sizes, navigating the tricky landscape of certification, code compliance, and city department negotiations. All you have to do is write a check and open your home.

Out-of-pocket costs to lease a home can range from $9,000 – $15,000+