Resident Vacancies

Although the Almshouse Association does not provide accommodation itself, we are keen to support those who see an almshouse as a potential home. In this section, we hope to be able to assist prospective almshouse residents by providing some advice about how they might identify an almshouse charity that meets their needs. We also provide some key information about what an almshouse is and explain how it is slightly different to other forms of social housing in a way that makes them both unique and an important part of community life in the UK. 

Applicants for almshouse charities usually have to be able to live independently.  Some charities do have a Warden or Scheme Manager but they are not able to provide personal care. 

More information about finding an almshouse charity can be found here. Listed below are current vacancies that have been sent to us from the charities (Please use the search function to the right to select your desired region). 

If there are no vacancies in the area that you are looking for accommodation, please contact our Administrator admin@almshouses.org who can provide you with a list of almshouse charities in that area.  Please contact the Clerk or Secretary of each individual charity to enquire about vacancies and their beneficiary group.


Alice Coralie Glyn Homes, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Accommodation We have a self contained 1 bedroom bungalow available within walking distance of WGC Town Centre.  The property is unfurnished with a small open plan back garden.  A lifeline alarm system is available and gardening services are provided.  The...
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Ann Edwards Mews, Abbeydale, Gloucester

Accommodation One bedroom bungalows and two bed houses available for members of the Church of England in necessitous circumstances, with a preference for the widowed, or unmarried daughters of deceased clergy who live in the Diocese. The scheme of eight...
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Donnington Hospital Trust, Bray, Berkshire

Accommodation 2 x 1 bedroom self-contained unfurnished single-storey properties available in a quiet and tranquil wardened community in the heart of Bray. Criteria Applicants must be aged over 55 years of age, be able to live independently, and living in...
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Preston Trust Homes, Newport, Shropshire

Accommodation Available From 1st October 2018. Preston Trust Homes has a rare vacancy for a retired person (over 60 yrs) or couple seeking an apartment providing a quiet, safe and comfortable environment. Preston Trust Homes, located in Forton Road, Newport,...
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City of London Almshouses, Brixton

Accommodation Ferndale Road, Brixton, SW9 8AN - One bed self-contained flats and one bed house - Sheltered Housing accommodation for people over retirement age who wish to continue living independently, with support from 24 hr emergency alarm system and Scheme...
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The Charterhouse (Sutton’s Hospital in Charterhouse), Islington, London EC1

Accommodation The Charterhouse was founded as an almshouse in 1611 and today continues to provide a range of accommodation from self-contained studio to one-bedroom flats. Residents live in beautiful surroundings, with shared gardens, and eat together in the Great Hall....
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