Homes England has appointed eight new strategic partners to deliver some 40,000 affordable homes, bringing the number of successful housing association partnerships to 23
Overall a £1.7bn funding package has been agreed by Homes England to support a total of 23 strategic partners, who together will deliver around 40,000 affordable homes starts by March 2022.
The new partnerships announced include Bromford, Curo & Swan, Liverpool Mutual Homes & Torus, Longhurst & Nottingham Community Housing Association, Together, Walsall Housing Group, Yorkshire and Your Housing Group. They represent a range of housing associations from across England, all with the ambition to deliver more homes at pace.
Homes England Chairman, Sir Edward Lister said: “I welcome the new strategic partners who share our ambition to build better homes faster.
“Our new ways of working with the sector means that housing associations can use their funding flexibly across their development programmes and respond quickly to local housing demand and a changing market.”
|Partnerships||Grant||No. of affordable starts to March 2022|
|Curo & Swan||51.1m||1,067|
|LMH & Torus||66.4m||1,757|
|Longhurst & Nottingham Community Housing Association||71.7m||1,685|
|Together Housing Group||53m||1,152|