13,318 affordable homes were started in London in 2020/21, surpassing the target set at the start of the pandemic, City Hall said.
Nottingham City Homes is converting the council-owned offices, part of the Woodlands in Radford, into eight new affordable flats.
Former MP Mark Prisk and the senior funder Sarah Wall have been appointed as non-executive directors of the £3 billion Affordable Homes Guarantee Scheme.
One Manchester is building 45 new homes on the site of the old Crossley Motors factory in Gorton in a £5.8 million scheme called Crossley Grange.
Construction work has started on a development of 12 new affordable homes in the North Yorkshire seaside village of Staithes.
The Birmingham-based housing association Longhurst Group has begun work on 44 new affordable homes in Colwick near Nottingham.
The Welsh social housing provider Adra has announced plans to invest £198 million to build over 1,200 new ‘affordable’ homes across North Wales.
London’s mayor Sadiq Khan has urged government ministers to back the city’s aims of building a large number of new council homes.
The investment firm ARA Venn is set to manage the government’s new £3 billion Affordable Homes Guarantee Scheme (AHGS).