New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Growing in Kensington

What is NKCDC?

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) provides free housing services to anyone in Philadelphia. We offer many additional resources to residents and businesses in the Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond neighborhoods.

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Facing a challenge from the coronavirus?

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NKCDC’s office is closed, but the staff is working.

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Recent News

Sep 10, 2020

‘This is the time to keep people in their homes’ 

At NKCDC, anyone in Philadelphia can get free help to rent, buy or maintain their…

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Aug 27, 2020

Before & after photos of local storefront improvements

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) is always working to connect residents and businesses to resources…

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Upcoming Events

Oct 2, 2020 – 12am

Upcoming First Friday Events

Sep 24, 2020 – 5pm

We CAN Advisory Meeting

Oct 1, 2020 – 6pm

HCA General Meeting

NKCDC advances social equity & economic empowerment by nurturing and creating opportunities for residents to live and actively shape their neighborhoods of choice.

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Our Work


NKCDC offers free, personal help to any homebuyer, homeowner, or renter in Philadelphia. Contact us for an appointment.

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NKCDC empowers our neighbors and neighborhood organizations to make the River Wards safe, healthy and strong.

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NKCDC finds resources for small businesses, artists and entrepreneurs in Kensington, Fishtown and Port Richmond.

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First-time homebuyers assistance is phenomenal!!! They were very kind and professional!

Adam Malliet
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Make a tax-deductible gift to help NKCDC promote economic development, bring new life to vacant property, create homeownership opportunities for working families, and provide housing counseling and energy assistance to area residents.

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Get timely information about community events, programs and services in Kensington, Port Richmond & Fishtown. Text “NKCDC” to 833-901-2072 for phone alerts. Or sign up for email news here: