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

Dec 18, 2020

National network supports NKCDC through trying year

NeighborWorks stands for equity In 2017, NCKDC’s late executive director, Felix Torres-Colon, took a team…

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Dec 3, 2020

NKCDC’s Virtual Holiday Market is open!

The NKCDC Virtual Holiday Market is now open and is a great way to find unique gifts for your loved ones this holiday season, while supporting artists and small businesses in Philadelphia.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 26, 2021 – 7pm

ORCA General Meeting

Jan 28, 2021 – 5pm

We CAN Advisory Meeting

Feb 1, 2021 – 6pm

EKNA General Meeting

Feb 1, 2021 – 7pm

PRNA General Meeting

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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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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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: