LACE Housing Association

Housing with Care

Property Agents & Development

LACE Housing Association is a not for profit, specialist housing association providing affordable homes for older and vulnerable people in Lincolnshire and the surrounding area.

Contact LACE Housing Association

  • 01522 514444

  • 09:00 - 13:00

  • LACE House, 2 Olsen Rise, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 4UZ

About LACE Housing Association

LACE Housing specialises in the provision of housing and support services for older and vulnerable people in the county of Lincolnshire and surrounding area.

We strive to ensure that our services provide a much improved quality of life and higher standard of living. Our success is as a result of working in partnership with many other likeminded organisations in order to develop and deliver services that respond to an ever increasing demand and need.

LACE Housing was founded by Frank Eccleshare O.B.E. in 1964 to help meet the housing and support needs of older people within the city of Lincoln.

Following a survey initiated by the city of Lincoln Council, Frank, a master builder and city Councillor at that time, was challenged by his wife to respond to the needs of the elderly within the city.

During his working life, Frank served during World War II at RAF Scampton, Coningsby and Woodhall Spa before returning to his trade as a master builder within the city of Lincoln. He served as a city Councillor, Chairman of Lincoln City Football Club, Mayor of Lincoln and Chairman of Lincolnshire Social Services.

Frank was awarded the OBE in 1978. He was also a life President of Age Concern, Lincoln and has been awarded the City of Lincoln Civic Award and Honorary Freeman of the City.

Sadly, Frank passed away in January 2008, however his vision continues to inspire us to respond to the needs of older and vulnerable people within the county of Lincolnshire and surrounding area.

Our first project for older people was the development of Rasen House, completed in 1966.

During the past 60 years we have experienced considerable growth in terms of the amount and range of housing, care and support services provided. Our continued success is down to the invaluable support and commitment given by our 40 staff, our volunteers and by working in partnership with other agencies and organisations.

Our main objective for the future

Our main objective for the future is to continue to provide and develop housing and support services that enable older and vulnerable people within Lincolnshire and the surrounding area the opportunity to retain and regain personal dignity and independence at a time when frailty and disability threaten to take it away.

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