Records broken as thousands vote for Housing Awards 2019
Published on Tuesday 19th of February 2019
A record 19,000 votes have been cast by residents, families, visitors and staff for retirement housing schemes across the UK. 1,220 retirement developments are involved, along with the landlords and management companies that run them. EAC’s National Housing for Older People Awards were launched in 2010 to encourage those who live, visit and work in […]
Celebrating housing for later life!
Published on Sunday 18th of November 2018
Voting for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2019 is now open, and residents, staff and visitors of all UK retirement housing schemes and developments are encouraged to join in this annual celebration. Visit our new Housing Awards website to read more: eacawards.org.uk Whether you live in retirement housing, work in a development […]
EAC and Housing Options Scotland secure Nationwide Building Society Community Grant
Published on Wednesday 12th of September 2018
Elderly Accommodation Counsel and Housing Options Scotland are celebrating after making a successful bid for funding from Nationwide Building Society for its work to support housing in the area. Nationwide, the UK’s biggest building society, has been looking to support charities dealing with the many issues around housing in the Scotland. Now the names of […]
EAC shortlisted for a Nationwide Building Society community grant – your vote counts!
Published on Tuesday 19th of June 2018
National charities Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) and Housing Options Scotland (HOS) are delighted to have been shortlisted for a community grant of up to £50,000 from Nationwide Building Society. The partnership between EAC and HOS hopes to use each organisation’s considerable experience and expertise to deliver a ‘Housing Options for Older People’ (HOOP) service across […]
Select Committee recommends a national strategy for older people’s housing and expansion of housing advice and information
Published on Friday 9th of February 2018
“A national strategy for older people’s housing is needed to bring together and improve policy in this area” is the overarching conclusion of a cross-party House of Commons Select Committee report published today. Detailed recommendations include: The existing FirstStop Advice Service should be re-funded by the Government to provide an expanded national telephone advice service, […]
HousingCare update ‘app’ takes off!
Published on Saturday 3rd of February 2018
Our new ‘app’, launched in mid December, makes it much easier for housing providers to ensure the information we show about their retirement housing schemes is accurate and up to date. Since its launch, staff of 72 housing provider organisations have used it to update info on 352 schemes. Our thanks to all, and congratulations […]
Happy New Year to all HousingCare visitors!
Published on Monday 1st of January 2018
During 2017 nearly 4 million people visited our site. We know that they include almost equal numbers of: Older people themselves; Families, carers and friends; and Professionals who work with and for older people. All of you look to HousingCare to provide independent and impartial information about retirement housing, as well as services that can […]
Update your free listing on this website
Published on Friday 29th of December 2017
Nearly 4 million people visited the HousingCare.org website in 2017, and the core attraction of the site is EAC’s comprehensive directory of all forms of retirement housing in the UK. We rely on housing providers to help us maintain the directory – and this has just become much easier with the launch of an ‘app’ […]