ProVal Muthuraj Marimuthu September 18, 2023

Reach financial viability decisions. Fast.

The smart development appraisal software for social housing providers.
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ProVal

ProVal is the leading financial viability software for social housing providers in the UK. We help over 300 registered providers to save time, streamline their workflow and reach accurate financial viability decisions, fast.​

What sets us apart? We’ve been in your shoes. Our software is developed and managed by social housing experts with years of experience in property development appraisal and finance for the affordable homes sector. That means every detail has been designed with you in mind.

​Automate your admin, gain control of your data and boost visibility on one easy-to-use platform.
The leading cloud-hosted financial viability tool for Registered Providers.

With ProVal, you can calculate and forecast NPV, IRR and long-term development appraisal cash flow. Produce robust, auditable results with the click of a button. Easily and quickly create financial appraisals that meet viability compliance guidelines.

With the most secure cloud hosting in the world, you’ll benefit from the flexibility to access your appraisals anywhere.
Fast-tracked feasibility
Still using spreadsheets?
Free yourself from appraisal admin with ProVal.
Work Smarter, not harder

All your development appraisal data in one place, accessible from anywhere, for quick and easy workflow

Say goodbye to human error

ProVal automatically adapts with new industry regulations – so you can delete those manually updated spreadsheets

Minimal admin

Drop dwelling and tenure types straight into your appraisal from a centralised library and automate reports

The appraisals in particular are organised logically to make them clear and intuitive to use. The NPV functions are key. If the debt gaps are too far into the negative we know that the scheme is not viable without wasting our money.
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Audrey Gaffney Growth Manager
Since the implementation of ProVal in 2014, appraisals have seen a significant increase in efficiency alongside overall project management.
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Nick Gornall Head of Development
ProVal is very user friendly but at the same time provides lots of functionality, detail and assurance that enables well-informed decision making. Muir is now able to be more dynamic in its approach to development appraisals, which helps us now and in the future.
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Alex Fury Assistant Director of Assets and Growth

Development appraisal software enhanced by its users

The complete housing development package. Learn more about SDS software and services.

We’re committed to making sure our community of ProVal users receive exceptional support – both when they start using our software, and on an ongoing basis. We know that software is nothing without its users. We value your input, and use customer feedback to improve our products and make sure they are the best they can be.
  • Get TAP certified training and support for all your users when you purchase ProVal
  • Access quick technical help: all our software is built in-house and our team is on hand via phone, email or weblink, so you never have to wait long to get the support you need
  • Benefit from software enhanced by its users: over 1000 people use and test ProVal every day
  • Join our user group meeting events to discuss your experiences and submit feature requests

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about ProVal, the leading development appraisal software for social housing professionals.
ProVal is a leading financial appraisal software designed specifically for social housing providers in the UK. It helps streamline workflow, automate administrative tasks, track finances and progress, meet compliance regulations, and make accurate financial viability decisions.
ProVal is a leading financial appraisal software designed specifically for social housing providers in the UK. It helps streamline workflow, automate administrative tasks, track finances and progress, meet compliance regulations, and make accurate financial viability decisions.
ProVal stands out because it has been developed and managed by social housing experts with extensive experience in property development appraisal and finance for the affordable homes sector. The software is designed with the specific needs of social housing providers in mind, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in financial viability analysis.

ProVal stands out because it has been developed and managed by social housing experts with extensive experience in property development appraisal and finance for the affordable homes sector. The software is designed with the specific needs of social housing providers in mind, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in financial viability analysis.

Absolutely! ProVal eliminates the need for spreadsheets and frees users from time-consuming administrative tasks. All data related to each appraisal can be input, stored, and accessed in one place, saving time and reducing errors. The software updates to new industry regulations, automates reporting processes, and provides a centralised library for easy selection of dwelling and tenure types.
ProVal can benefit from TAP (Training Accreditation Programme) certified training and support. Technical assistance is readily available through email or weblink. The software is continuously enhanced based on user feedback, with over 1,000 people using and testing ProVal every day. User group meeting events are also organized to discuss experiences and gather feature requests. Software tips and tricks are shared via free webinars. Regular blogs help our user base better understand the affordable housing sector.
Yes, ProVal is a cloud-hosted SaaS model available on an annual subscription.
You can read our case studies on our website to learn how ProVal has helped social housing providers streamline their financial viability analysis, improve workflow, and achieve successful outcomes. These case studies provide real-world examples of ProVal in action and highlight its impact on organizations.
You can book a discovery call on our website to learn more about its features and benefits.
Read our How to Guide for adding new ProVal users here.
ProVal LS uses the industry standard method of calculating IRR. The Internal Rate of Return (i.e. the discount rate which returns zero NPV) at the point of first handover is displayed together with its ranking.
You can speak to the SDS support team by submitting a ticket on our support portal.
ProVal is available on an annual subscription for individual users, so you can scale up and down as needed. You can buy ProVal by getting in touch with a member of our team. Simply fill out this form to book a discovery call.
ProVal is a cloud-hosted, online appraisal software, so implementation is quick and simple. The SDS Team will spec and build your ProVal Cloud environment. This will take approximately two weeks. Agreed users will then receive their login credentials, followed by initial onboarding and training sessions. You can expect to go live within 3-4 weeks.

Conferences and Exhibitions

Conferences and Exhibitions
A great way to network and see all our software in one place
Best practice roadshows
Come and hear how fellow housing professionals are tackling their housing challenges by using our products, promoting best practice within the industry
Innovation Summits
These meetings are a chance to have your voice heard in the development of our systems as well as hearing our plans for the future. We strive to provide the best quality product on the market and with your input we are making that happen.

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