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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Facing a challenge from the coronavirus?

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NKCDC’s office is closed, but the staff is working.

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Recent News

Jul 16, 2020

NKCDC Health Connectors meet needs in Kensington

“They are angels,” Miguel Mendez said of NKCDC Health Connectors Brenda Mosley and Chris Rys….

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Jul 2, 2020

We CAN Racial Justice Statement

We CAN (Change & Action Now) is a community based crime reduction project of three…

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Upcoming Events

Aug 19, 2020 – 7pm

FNA General Meeting

Aug 25, 2020 – 7pm

ORCA 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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Housing Services


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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: