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Sheltered housing

Sheltered housing provides an easy-to-manage home and continued independence, plus the benefit of on-hand support and the company of others.

Four older people

Hillingdon Council has 21 sheltered housing developments, conveniently situated near community facilities


Sheltered housing is for residents:

  • over 60 years of age
  • able to live independently with some support
  • able to use the facilities of the sheltered scheme
  • able and prepared to live within a close community sharing communal facilities

Our sheltered housing is for rent by both single people and couples over the age of 60. Applications are welcome from all residents of Hillingdon, including existing council and housing association tenants.


With sheltered housing, you have your own front door allowing for friends and relatives to visit whenever they want. Unfortunately, residents are not permitted to keep animals.

Each contain a number of both self-contained flats and bedsits which normally include:

  • central heating
  • lounge
  • fitted kitchen
  • bedroom
  • bathroom and toilet

Some of the accommodation is designed for people with disabilities with wider doors for wheelchair access and electrical sockets at convenient heights. Read more about the individual schemes »

All sheltered housing developments are connected to the council's TeleCareLine emergency alarm system »

How to apply

You'll need to complete an application form and join a waiting list.

Apply now

Following your application, you will be contacted about a sheltered housing assessment. This will include collecting details of medical conditions, rent and income.

For further information contact Tenancy Management.

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