Manchester City Council and FEC have received consent to build 244 new homes in Collyhurst Village, including 100 homes for social rent.
6,748 homes have been lost so far while 6,791 more will be lost if approved redevelopment schemes go ahead, Sian Berry said.
Karbon is working with Esh Construction, one of the North East’s largest contractors, to develop the 25 new affordable homes in Byker.
The construction specialists Willmott Dixon have completed two new social housing developments in Leeds on behalf of Leeds City Council.
The government will need to invest £10 billion more in grant funding to meet increasing demand for social homes, the HCLG Committee said.