New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) strengthens the physical, social and economic fabric of Philadelphia communities through sustainable development and community building. With more than 30 years of experience, we've developed a multifaceted approach to neighborhood revitalization.



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Kensington scrapyard fire

The fire on Tuesday, July 10 was a preventable air pollution disaster. Read NKCDC and Clean Air Council's statement here.

Farm to Families Ending

After more than 10 years, we will no longer be offering the Farm to Families produce program in the Riverwards. NKCDC remains committed to expanding affordable, healthy food options in the neighborhood. Thank you to our loyal customers throughout the year. Learn more.

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Our Work

Healthy Housing
We work to provide safe, secure housing for Philadelphia residents through free one-on-one housing advising, home repair programs, energy assistance, and real estate development.

Community Building
We equip block leaders and mobilize residents to build a safe, healthy community. Through interaction with city and state governments, NKCDC gives voice to resident concerns.

Economic Development
We promote local business development to create jobs and community wealth by connecting local startups and businesses with services and funds, and working with the arts as a vehicle for economic stimulation.

News & Updates

Ring that cowbell!

Did you know that every year, NKCDC saves hundreds of homes from foreclosure? Every time we save a home, our Director of Housing Services, Mary, makes her clients ring this cowbell so everyone in the office can celebrate! Congratulations Brian, who was able to prevent his home from being foreclosed on yesterday with the help of NKCDC staff.

NKCDC is your one-stop-shop for all your housing needs, from foreclosure prevention services, to utilities assistance, to first-time homebuyer education. To learn more about how we can help you, see our housing services page and request an appointment today!

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New Kensington Community Development Corporation
2515 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125
P: (215) 427-0350  |  F: (215) 427-1302  |  info@nkcdc.org
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