The Almshouse Association is a support charity representing over 1600 independent almshouse charities across the UK.

Almshouses are a charitable form of self sufficient, low cost community housing that is held in trust for local people in housing need. They are managed and run by almshouse charities made up of local volunteers.

Today, 36,000 people are living full and independent lives in almshouses, finding friendships, wellbeing, safety and security inside their walls and within their communities. Through representation, fundraising, and your donations and legacies, The Almshouse Association is working hard with almshouses charities, local authorities and the Government to make it possible for many more to be built.




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Our Royal Patron King Charles III

The Almshouse Association is pleased and honoured to be able to confirm to our members that the office of King...
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More almshouses needed in rural areas

Almshouses are often the only form of truly affordable housing in rural areas – why are more not being built?...
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A new roof for the Farmer and Lemmion-Cannon Charity

Case Study: Farmer’s Row Almshouses – Roof Project Part of the service The Almshouse Association offers it’s member charities is...
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