Barrow Council has appointed the provider of facilities management services for maintenance work on its social housing stock.
The Lyvennet Community Trust has been given the green light for a housing scheme in Eden, Cumbria.
The Homes & Communities Agency has granted £232,000 towards a new affordable housing scheme in South Lakeland.
Housing developer Home Group has secured an investment of £660,000 from the Homes & Communities Agency towards its Ehen Court development in Egremont, Cumbria.
Councils in Cumbria are inviting bids from property advisors to carry out a survey of the condition of private sector stock in the area.
Forty new homes will be built in Carlisle after funding was released by the Homes & Communities Agency.
Barrow Council is inviting expressions of interest for a £4m contract overseeing building and maintenance requirements on its housing stock.
Construction work is set to start on new affordable homes and a children's centre in Penrith, Cumbria after Impact Housing Association was awarded funding of £1.8m from the Homes & Communities Agency.