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Fond memories of Liz Smith

30/12/2016Liz Smith, the actor best known for her role as Nana in the television comedy The Royle Family, died on 24 December at the age of 95. At EAC we remember her as the kind and generous Guest Speaker of our first Housing Awards in 2010, a role for which she r...

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Older women’s cohousing group finally moves in!

21/12/2016A group of pioneering women have set up the UK's first older women's cohousing project in High Barnet, north London.

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EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2017 - Vote now!


As Christmas approaches, we can announce that nominations have now been received from 3,808 residents, visitors and staff of 695 retirement housing schemes managed by 165 housing providers!

Voting continues until the end of February, finalists will be announced in early March 2017, and the winners will be declared on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at the Awards celebration at Birmingham's Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

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New HousingCare feature profiles housing providers and trade bodies


Subscribers to HousingCare's Premium service now have the opportunity to create an organisation profile page explaining who they are and showcasing their housing developments. 

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EAC to jointly host 'Building Fairness' event with the Law Commission

13/01/2016EAC are to jointly host a 'Building Fairness' event on retirement leasehold charges, in partnership with the Law Commission.

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Finalists announced in EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2015

04/12/20154,069 residents of later life housing have participated in this year’s UK-wide consultation, resulting in today's announcement of the finalists in EAC's National Housing for Older People Awards 2015.

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New EAC FirstStop Evaluation - Making the case for impartial information & advice

26/11/2015EAC FirstStop, in partnership with Care & Repair England, are pleased to announce our 'Making the Case' brochure which summarises the results of an independent evaluation of local housing and care options advice services for older people which are working in partnership with EAC FirstStop and Care & Repair England, with financial support from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

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Legal & General increases support for EAC Housing Awards

15/07/2015Legal & General has offered to fund exploratory work to extend the scope of EAC's National Housing for Older People Awards and the consultation with residents that underpins them. The aim is to capture the views also of residents' families and scheme staf...

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New EAC/FirstStop blog provides forum for debate around I&A

10/05/2015EAC's new blog is aimed at people working in FirstStop’s field of information & advice for older people

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Leading agencies make the case for independent information & advice

25/03/2015A new report will help local authorities meet their Care Act duties.

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Art Awards 2014!

View all the winners as well as photos of the Awards event at the House of Lords.


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