United Development Funding IV is a real estate investment trust. It invests in the development and construction of single-family homes through a family of public and private funds, which direct investor capital towards the financing of homebuilders and land developers. The company offers investors to diversify their portfolios with investments in affordable residential real estate. The vast majority of the company's loan portfolio is secured by parcels of land intended for development and finished lots. Nearly all of the company's property loans and investments are secured by or related to properties located in Texas.