EAC Advice

Your free and independent guide to all aspects of retirement living

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EAC Housing Advice0800 377 7070 Call free Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pmCalls may be recorded and monitored Or email: enquiries@eac.org.uk EAC (Elderly Accommodation Counsel) is the national charity that runs this website HousingCare.org. We specialise in housing options for older people. Our information and advice service is free, and provided by experienced advisors who […]


EAC accommodation data products

All of this information is available to view in the Accommodation section of this website, but our data products provide it in more convenient forms for professional users. Information about individual housing and care facilities We supply national, regional and local datasets showing details of individual housing schemes/developments and care homes. These are intended for […]


For Providers

All Directory entries are FREE. Our Quality of Information Mark (QI Mark) flags good presentations. Our HousingCare PLUS and PREMIUM subscription services offer additional branding, links to your own site, ‘vacancy / availability ads’ and much more. Our National Housing for Older People Awards celebrate examples of successful retirement housing and housing-with-care. Manage your free […]


Manage your care home profile

Use our Quick Search facility (Insert correct link)to find your care home, click VIEW DETAILS, scroll down to see the Update info link, click it and follow the instructions.  i.e. print questionnaire, complete by hand (pen), scan and email it to requests@eac.org.uk To update a large number of care homes, or transfer them to a new […]


HousingCare subscription services

Our EAC HousingCare Plus and Premium subscription services offer options to enhance the visibility of your company and properties; provide links to your own website; add multiple photos, videos and brochure downloads; plus unlimited advertising of available properties and regular web metrics reporting. Alongside Google Ads revenue, our subscribers make it possible for EAC to […]


Advertise available properties

We’re visited by 17,000+ people every day, and carry over 3,000 property ads. Depending on the type and number of adverts this service is FREE, or attracts a nominal fee. Properties to let by social sector landlords FREE to landlords with up to 50 schemes FREE 3 month trial for larger landlords To post single ads: Find your […]


Manage your free listing on HousingCare.org

With your help we can display very detailed information about your retirement schemes and developments, as well as photographs. Updating us is easy. Here’s how: Update information about one or many schemes Click here to find all your schemes, select one and click VIEW DETAILS Scroll down to the Update info link and click it […]



Frequently asked questions I am interested in downsizing and buying a retirement property, what do I need to know? I am looking for retirement/sheltered housing for older people, ideally I would like to rent somewhere. What are my options? I would like to try and adapt and improve my current home to make it more […]


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