Overview

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United Development Funding IV (“UDF IV”) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests primarily in secured loans for the acquisition and development of land into single-family home lots and the construction of model and new single-family homes. UDF IV also makes strategic equity investments in residential real estate in some of the nation’s largest housing markets.

In 2009, UDF IV’s experienced management team forecasted shortages of homes and finished lots in desirable markets due to limited development and construction lending.  UDF IV took advantage of this dynamic by filling the financing gap left by banks, and continues to help its clients capture market share in select markets with strong demand fundamentals.

Latest News

February 28, 2022 in UDF IV News, UDF V News

United Development Funding IV and United Development Funding Income Fund V Announce Distributions for Q1 2022

GRAPEVINE, Texas, February 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — United Development Funding IV (“UDF IV”) announced today that on February 24, 2022 its board of trustees authorized a cash distribution of $0.065 per share payable on March 31, 2022 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 24, 2022.…
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February 17, 2022 in UDF IV News

UDF IV Recommends Shareholders Reject Hedge Fund NexPoint’s Thirteenth Extended Hostile Tender Offer

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Development Funding IV (“UDF IV” or the “Trust”) announced that it recommends Trust shareholders reject the thirteenth extended unsolicited tender offer made by hedge fund NexPoint Diversified Real Estate Trust (NexPoint), formerly the NexPoint Strategic Opportunities Fund, to purchase all Trust common…
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Opportunity and Strategy

United Development Funding IV (“UDF IV”) provides investors with an opportunity to diversify their portfolios with unique and fundamentally sound investments in affordable residential real estate.

UDF IV provides debt and equity capital solutions to leading developers and homebuilders, including financing for acquisition and development of land, loans for finished lot development, homebuilder lines of credit for construction of single-family homes and notes secured by municipal reimbursements.  UDF IV also makes strategic investments in residential real estate in select geographic areas.  UDF IV geographically concentrates its lending and investments in markets that demonstrate strong housing fundamentals, such as a balanced supply of homes relative to demand, high housing affordability and strong economies with job creation.  Our four-step project underwriting process and hands-on asset management are key elements to our ability to generate superior risk-adjusted returns.  Loans are generally secured by one or more of the following: senior and subordinate liens on real property and municipal reimbursements, pledges of ownership interest, personal guarantees and earnest money relating to sales contracts.

UDF IV and Single-Family Housing Development

UDF IV Leadership

UDF IV’s management has extensive experience in homebuilding, land development, asset management, development finance, public accounting, tax law and market involvement.  UDF IV benefits from the latest research and analysis of homebuilding trends, population flow, consumer attitudes, monetary policy, market movements and the role that each field plays in shaping the industry.

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Risk Factors

There can be no assurance the investment objectives described herein will be achieved. An investment is subject to substantial risks. These risks include absence of a public market for these securities, lack of an operating history, absence of loans identified for acquisition, limited transferability and lack of liquidity, possibility of substantial delay before distributions are made, reliance on the fund’s general partner, payment of significant fees to the general partner and its affiliates, potential conflicts of interest, and lack of diversification in mortgage loans until significant funds have been raised.