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Affordable Almshouse Housing for the Homeless

The charities own 6 self contained one bedroom flats, a 4 bedroom shared flat in St Swithins’s Street, and 6 self contained studio flats in Sansome Place, all for the homeless. The flats which are let on licence, are managed and supported by Worcester CAB & WHABAC through their SmartLets social lettings agency.
To apply for help from SmartLets you can call in to Worcester CAB & WHABAC at their offices in the Hopmarket: Opening times Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30 am to 4pm (closed Thursdays) for an initial assessment, or call 03444111303.

Following initial assessment, eligible applicants will be offered an appointment to complete an application form and a full “housing and support needs assessment”.
You will be eligible for consideration if:
  • You live in Worcester City and
  • You are homeless or at risk of homelessness OR you are currently living in unsuitable accommodation
  • You are in receipt of a low income OR you are entitled to receive housing benefit
  • You do not have substantial savings, or a property that could be sold, sufficient to buy somewhere suitable to enable you to meet your own needs

With some support from the Government’s Homes and Communities Agency, the Charities are developing a further 24 one bedroom flats for the homeless at the Cross (3 flats), Sansome Place (10 flats), and Foregate Street (6 flats), 59 The Tything (2 flats), 3 more studio flats may be developed at Sansome Place & St Swithins Street a 4 bedroom HMO.

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