Almshouses have existed for a thousand years, but their role is not well-understood outside the almshouse movement. The following resources explain the distinctive characteristics of almshouses and what they can offer, and also give examples of successful developments, and governance and management initiatives that have helped transform almshouse provision to meet housing need and complement local strategies for housing, care and support.

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