First Choice Homes has started on site this month on 12 houses on four sites in Oldham.
The sites are in Hawthorn Road, Rufford Close, Clyde Street and Byland Avenue and are all part of First Choice Homes affordable homes scheme.
The main contractor is Wiggett Construction completion is due in October 2011. The houses were designed by local architects Nicol Thomas. All the houses meet Code for Sustainable Homes level 4.
Funding for the sites was secured from the Homes & Communities Agency with the help of housing consultancy, Pennington Choices.