New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Growing in Kensington

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

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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

May 7, 2020

NKCDC hosts alternative Spring Cleanup Day

The City of Philadelphia’s 13th annual Philly Spring Cleanup is postponed, but NKCDC has decided…

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Apr 9, 2020

Can our community reduce crime?

Yes, we can. That is the position of We CAN (Change & Action Now)—a partnership…

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Upcoming Events

Jun 5, 2020 – 12am

Upcoming First Friday Events

Jun 3, 2020 – 12am

Kensington Storefront events

Jun 4, 2020 – 6pm

HCA 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: