What is an alms house?
aims house are charitable housing provided to people or elderly who can no longer work to pay rent
One should give alms as much as and as often as he is capable. One must balance his income and alms in such a way that he does not deprive himself or his family of necessities. Alms can consist of Time, Money, and Talent; so one is free to choose which he shall give - something that works in accord with his fiscal responsibilities.