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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Recent News

Mar 20, 2021

Community organizations plan protest along Kensington Ave in response to SEPTA’s closing of Somerset Station

PHILADELPHIA—A partnership of Kensington-based community development corporations, nonprofits, and civic associations are planning a march…

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Mar 19, 2021

Joint Statement from NKCDC, HACE, and Impact Services about closure of the Somerset El Station

On Monday, SEPTA announced its decision to close the Market-Frankford Line’s Somerset station in Kensington,…

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Upcoming Events

Apr 19, 2021 – 9am

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Apr 20, 2021 – 4pm

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Apr 21, 2021 – 9am

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Apr 26, 2021 – 9am

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NKCDC advances social equity & economic empowerment by nurturing and creating opportunities for residents to live in, 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: