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

Nov 13, 2020

In spite of Covid, small businesses drive Kensington area forward

Here are three stories of the incredible work that small business owners in our area are doing to keep our community moving forward through this difficult year.

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Oct 22, 2020

NKCDC announces Dr. Bill McKinney as Executive Director

Shared commitment to equity The Board and staff of New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC)…

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Upcoming Events

Nov 26, 2020 – 5pm

We CAN Advisory Meeting

Dec 3, 2020 – 12am

Kensington Storefront events

Dec 3, 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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Explore NKCDC

Let us help you find what you’re looking for. To start, select the area you’re interested in learning about.

Housing Services


Commercial & Arts

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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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Stay Updated

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: