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

Feb 26, 2021

Celebrating Local Black-Owned Businesses

From bookstores to gyms, bakeries to art studios, local Black-owned businesses contribute immensely to the economic, social, and cultural fabric of Kensington, Fishtown,…

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Feb 20, 2021

We CAN Collaborative launches youth conversations about safety & police

Beginning this month, the We CAN Collaborative will be convening two-hour workshops for Kensington and…

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Upcoming Events

Mar 10, 2021 – 7pm

SOPO General Meeting

Mar 17, 2021 – 7pm

FNA General Meeting

Mar 23, 2021 – 7pm

ORCA General Meeting

Mar 25, 2021 – 5pm

We CAN Advisory 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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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: