New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Growing in Kensington

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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 12, 2020

NKCDC seeks a new executive director

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) is beginning the process of finding a new permanent…

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Feb 29, 2020

Kensington artists use creativity to reduce crime

PHILADELPHIA—An unusual group art exhibition, From Kensington With Love: Behind the Veil, wraps up its…

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Upcoming Events

Apr 6, 2020 – 6pm

EKNA General Meeting

Apr 6, 2020 – 7pm

PRNA General Meeting

Apr 8, 2020 – 9am

Free Tax Prep

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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