The South West housing association is building 43 homes at the former Exwick Middle School and 31 homes at the former Foxhayes School.
The first residents have moved into Jessop Park in Hartcliffe which will include a new community orchard and wildlife corridor.
Liane Sheppard will help lead the 38,000-home social landlord’s customer-focused housing and property services.
The Sterling Project backed by LiveWest will create 25 homes for social rent, up to 12 of which will be self-built by ex-service personnel.
The 37,000-home landlord has teamed with housebuilding specialist Lovell to work on 60 new affordable homes on Ringswell Avenue in Exeter.
Topping out has been completed at the first home at Jessop Park, a joint venture between LiveWest and housebuilders Keepmoat Homes.