The government has named the local authorities and housing associations that will take a share of its £32m estates regeneration grant fund.
Bristol City Council has put forward plans to set up a housing company as part of a new £175m five-year delivery programme.
Sovereign is bringing its Hampshire repairs service in-house in a bid to save £2m over five years.
Housing associations in Bristol have called on the new mayor to free up land for housing.
Merger talks between Sovereign and Spectrum Housing Group are progressing with the new organisation’s leadership team announced today.
A 5,200-home housing association is taking its repairs service in-house in a move which it estimates will save £300,000 a year.