Thames Valley Housing and Galliford Try have formed the first joint venture of its kind under the name Opal Land.
A Reading-based choir for people with learning disabilities and their carers, sang up a storm thanks to funding from TVH.
Geeta Nanda welcomes the support for affordable home ownership but feels the budget fails to address 1.8 million in housing crisis.
Thames Valley Housing have got funding for 30 new homes for working Londoners from the Mayor and Greater London Authority (GLA).
TVH and L&Q housing associations have called on the housing sector to help Shelter with funding cuts.