Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that small and medium sized builders will be able to apply for £1 billion in government funding.
The government funding is part of a major drive to kick dodgy landlords out of the private rented sector and follows £2 million initial funding earlier this year.
New development corporations are being given funding to kick-start work towards creating new towns and communities in England on a scale not seen since Milton Keynes and Canary Wharf were build.
The Government has made a commitment to more new homes being built in England using modern methods of construction (MMC).
Sixty-nine areas to benefit from scheme designed to breathe new life into high streets
A £62 million flood fund has been announced which aims to protect over 9,000 homes in England with 13 projects receiving the help for defences and regeneration.
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