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.

27th October 2021 / East of England, Resident Vacancies

The Charity of Richard Raynshaw, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Accommodation 1 bedroom first floor newly refurbished flat with living room, bedroom, kitchen and shower room. Applicants must be able to live independently.  Access is by an internal staircase. Applicants will be interviewed by the trustees of the charity. Criteria...
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27th October 2021 / East Midlands, Resident Vacancies

The Trinity Hospital Charities CIO – Leicester

Accommodation One-bedroom unfurnished flat in small friendly scheme. Suitable for single person. Living room, bedroom, fitted kitchen and a walk-in shower room. Laundry room, lounge, a small library and common room for social activities and meetings. Scheme Manager in attendance...
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22nd October 2021 / Resident Vacancies, South West

Emery Down Almshouses – New Forest, Hampshire

Accommodation Vacancy in a recently refurbished , electrically heated, one bedroom almshouse, comprising: front lobby, shower room, bedroom, sitting room with open plan, fitted kitchen and doorway to rear lobby. The Almshouses are in the centre of Emery Down near...
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21st October 2021 / Resident Vacancies, South West

Fry’s House of Mercy -Redcliffe, Bristol

Accommodation A vacancy is available in Fry’s House of Mercy, Redcliffe. A newly refurbished one bed ground floor flat with separate kitchen and bathroom is available for immediate occupation. The flat enjoys views of St Mary Redcliffe church and the...
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7th October 2021 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Hornchurch Housing Trust – Hornchurch, Essex

Accommodation First floor flat Criteria 55+ Lived in Havering for the past 2 years. Must be of limited financial means Contact Details Dawn Lane – Operations Manager Tel: 01708 477799 Email:
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6th October 2021 / East of England, Resident Vacancies

Charity of William Marshall – Welney

Accommodation Almshouse Vacancy – Available ImmediatelyA recently refurbished, centrally heated, one bedroom almshouse, comprising; porch, fitted kitchen, bedroom & wet room. The property is situated in central Welney in close proximity to the Church.The property forms part of a terrace...
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