L&G Affordable Homes makes hire

The firm has increased its development pipeline to nearly 3,500 homes across the country.

L&G Affordable Homes makes hire

Legal & General Affordable Homes has appointed Anette Simpson (pictured) as director of developments and partnerships.

The business has committed £750m toaffordable housing projects throughout the UK, increasing its development pipeline to nearly 3,500 homes, across 41 schemes.

Ben Denton, managing director, Legal &General Affordable Homes, said:“There is an urgent need to innovate new ways to provide stable homes for the millions of households on waiting lists.

“Legal & General remains committed to deploying institutional capital at scale into this sector, to deliver the volumes of socialhousing which society desperately needs.

“We have made a great start in executing our development programme, which now stands at nearly 3,500 homes all across the country.

“As part of our continued expansion, we have put together a capable and experienced leadership team.

“Anette Simpson is another key hire, helping us to drive forward our pioneering Institutional Registered Provider model. It was also a delight to welcome our first residents this month.”

Legal & General Affordable Homes’ also welcomed its first residents in October, with move ins commencing at its Bickland Water Road scheme in Falmouth, Cornwall.