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.


September 22, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, Yorkshire and the Humber

The Georgiana Burrell Almshouses – Sheffield

Accommodation 1 bedroom unfurnished flat in Sheffield Criteria Suitable for a retired person or couple Contact Details Contact 0114 2994188 Email: info@kelhamsquare.uk
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September 17, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, West Midlands

Preston Trust Homes – Newport, Shropshire

Accommodation Preston Trust Homes is located in Newport, Shropshire and has a rare vacancy for a person or couple seeking an apartment. The apartment available is on the first floor and the first floor of a modern building consisting of...
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September 14, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Hurst Consolidated Charity – Richard Bigg Almshouses, Hurst, Berkshire

Richard Bigg Almshouses, Hurst Accommodation One-year old single storey, end of terrace, one-bedroom, self-contained cottage with front and rear access. The cottage comprises a double bedroom, wet room with WC, and an open lounge/ kitchen and dining area. A fully...
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September 10, 2020 / London, Resident Vacancies

Christian Union Almshouses near Edgware Road, Marylebone

Accommodation Christian Union Almshouses http://harrisonhousing.org.uk/portfolio/christian-union-almshouses/  near Edgware Road, Marylebone. One bedroomed flat on the first floor, accessible by lift. Access to communal lounge and laundry. Criteria Applicants should be older single person aged 60-75 years, of the Christian faith. Applicants...
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September 10, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Dyers’ Almshouses in Crawley

Accommodation An almshouse is available at Dyers’ Almshouses in Crawley.  The terraced bungalow is suitable for either a single person or a couple, and comprises a double bedroom, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen.  There is a small garden at the...
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August 24, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, South West

Peace Cottages – Hunton, Kent

Accommodation Peace Cottages, Hunton, Kent. One of five almshouses in a rural setting. Suitable for single person. Criteria Aged over 55, Non-smoker Preferably with a connection to Hunton. Further selection criteria may apply. Contact Details Liz Oliver on 01622 820200...
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