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.


January 30, 2018 / London, Resident Vacancies

Lygon Almshouses – 313-321 Fulham Palace Road – Greater London

Accommodation 40 Self-contained 1 bedroom flats in a 2 storey purpose built building arranged around a communal garden. There is a lift available for first floor flats. Lygon House is supported by a scheme manager who lives onsite. 2 guest...
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January 30, 2018 / Resident Vacancies, South East

St John’s Winchester Charity – Winchester, Hampshire

Accommodation One bedroom unfurnished ground and first floor flats, suitable for single person or couple, separate sitting room, kitchen, shower room. All flats situated in town centre. Communal gardens, laundry rooms, community room for social events. 24 hour warden. Guest...
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January 30, 2018 / Resident Vacancies, South East

The Hospital of St Cross & Almshouse of Noble Poverty – Winchester, Hampshire

Accommodation The Hospital, with a Christian Foundation, is situated a mile south of Winchester. Each resident lives independently in a one bedroom unfurnished ground or first floor flat. Set in Grade I listed buildings with communal gardens, laundry, common room...
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January 30, 2018 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Barlow & Ellyett Homes – Southampton, Hampshire

Accommodation Unfurnished one bedroom flat for independent living in quiet secure location, resident warden, laundry room, communal room, secluded garden Criteria For single ladies over 55 years, non smokers, no pets Contact Details Amanda Broadgate Tel: 0754 559 3847
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January 30, 2018 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Leatherhead United Charity – Leatherhead, Surrey

Accommodation The Charity is situated in Leatherhead. There are 30 flats on four sites. Stenning Court, Skeet House and the Church Walk properties are a short walk from the town centre. Homefield is situated in Forty Foot Road. All are...
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January 30, 2018 / Resident Vacancies, Yorkshire and the Humber

Aberford Almshouses Trust – Leeds, West Yorkshire

Accommodation Self-contained unfurnished flat, designed for independent living, in private grounds. A guest flat is available for resident’s visitors Laundry room Communal lounge and communal gardens. Limited parking available. No pets. Criteria Applicants must be retired persons from the surrounding...
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