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 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.


October 18, 2019 / Resident Vacancies, South West

The Charity of Mabel Shickle – Tudor House, Winchcombe

Accommodation The Charity of Mabel Shickle, have a first floor flat at Tudor House, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, available from November 2019. Criteria Single personmarried couple Contact For further details please contact in writing to: Martin Pod 14 Stancombe View, Winchcombe. G154...
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October 16, 2019 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Andros Almshouse Charity

Accommodation Andros Almshouse Charity have two one bedroom properties in South Chailey, East Sussex. Both are on ground floor level, self contained with modern fitted kitchens and bathrooms. They are situated in a delightful development of 35 properties with a community centre...
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October 9, 2019 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Amersham Almshouses

Accommodation Amersham Almshouses (part of Amersham United Charities) has a single floor one bedroom cottage available in the heart of Old Amersham.  The cottage comprises of one bedroom, a shower room, a kitchen and living area. Parking is on the...
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October 9, 2019 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Reading Almshouse Charity

Accommodation Reading Almshouse Charity owns 3 properties in Reading, each comprising accommodation for single people or couples. The charity currently has vacancies at its newly acquired property in Lower Earley, Reading. The building is being refurbished and when complete will...
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August 21, 2019 / Resident Vacancies, West Midlands

Davenport Homes – Solihull

Accommodation Davenport Homes, an Almshouse charity based in Knowle, Solihull, have a vacancy in one of their cottages, The Mews, which has been recently refurbished. The property comprises 1 bedroom, lounge/dining room, kitchen and shower room. It is located on...
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August 20, 2019 / Resident Vacancies, Yorkshire and the Humber

St Mary Magdalen’s & St John’s Hospital – Ripon, North Yorkshire

Accommodation The above mentioned Charity has 16 single-storey dwellings for independent living within the City of Ripon, 15 of which are single occupancy and one double occupancy. All properties have a small section of garden specific to each as well...
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