Founded in 1976, the Albemarle Housing Improvement Program ensures housing safety for residents in Charlottesville and Albemarle. They have an emergency repair program, and provide energy efficiency upgrades and more comprehensive housing rehabs.

Last year alone, AHIP served 134 households, totaling 303 residents. We spoke with AHIP Executive Director Jennifer Jacobs and homeowners Shirley and Louis Starks for this Hear Together profile. Listen at the audio link below and learn more about AHIP’s year-round programming here.