Vinci lands £9m housing contract

Barrow Council has appointed the provider of facilities management services for maintenance work on its social housing stock.

HCA funds Cumbrian social housing scheme

Housing developer Home Group has secured an investment of £660,000 from the Homes & Communities Agency towards its Ehen Court development in Egremont, Cumbria.

Cumbria housing work on offer

Councils in Cumbria are inviting bids from property advisors to carry out a survey of the condition of private sector stock in the area.

Project to address lack of flats in Penrith

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.

HCA boss tours West Lakes HMR areas

Robert Napier, chairman of the Homes & Communities Agency, said he was 'determined' to tackle West Cumbria's poorest housing as he visited the area.