The Homes and Communities Agency has signed Affordable Rent contracts with six more housing providers worth around £67 million.
Accord signed the largest of the deals, committing to 1,290 units in the Midlands and 172 in the South-west with an allocation of £30 million.
Radian has signed a contract for £20.4m for 1,598 units predominantly in the South-west.
The HCA will provide £6.48m for Wandle Housing Association’s 320 London units.
And the Wirral Partnership Homes will build 400 units in the North-west but has not received any allocation.
The HCA’s Affordable Rent programme will see 146 providers share nearly £1.8bn to build 80,000 homes overall.