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

Oct 22, 2020

NKCDC announces Dr. Bill McKinney as Executive Director

The Board and staff of New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) are thrilled to welcome…

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Oct 9, 2020

Jeannine Cook on Harriett’s Bookshop and upcoming ‘Sisterhood Sit-in’

On October 12, Harriett’s Bookshop in Fishtown will host a Sisterhood Sit-In event outside of the shop’s doors…

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Upcoming Events

Oct 27, 2020 – 7pm

ORCA General Meeting

Nov 2, 2020 – 6pm

EKNA General Meeting

Nov 2, 2020 – 6pm

SNBL 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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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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