New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) strengthens the physical, social and economic fabric of Philadelphia communities through sustainable development and community building. With more than 30 years of experience, we've developed a multifaceted approach to neighborhood revitalization.


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Kensington scrapyard fire

The fire on Tuesday, July 10 was a preventable air pollution disaster. Read NKCDC and Clean Air Council's statement here.

Farm to Families Ending

After more than 10 years, we will no longer be offering the Farm to Families produce program in the Riverwards. NKCDC remains committed to expanding affordable, healthy food options in the neighborhood. Thank you to our loyal customers throughout the year. Learn more.

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Our Work

Healthy Housing
We work to provide safe, secure housing for Philadelphia residents through free one-on-one housing advising, home repair programs, energy assistance, and real estate development.

Community Building
We equip block leaders and mobilize residents to build a safe, healthy community. Through interaction with city and state governments, NKCDC gives voice to resident concerns.

Economic Development
We promote local business development to create jobs and community wealth by connecting local startups and businesses with services and funds, and working with the arts as a vehicle for economic stimulation.

News & Updates

Our services in Mayfair


NKCDC is partnering with the Mayfair Business Improvement District to make housing services accessible to renters and homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia. Twice a week, NKCDC housing advisors will be onsite at the Mayfair Recreation Center for appointments and walk-ins. A one-stop-shop, NKCDC will offer first-time home buyer counseling, energy assistance, property tax rebates, credit counseling, and foreclosure prevention. Our services are open to all Philadelphia residents.

NKCDC counselors are at the Mayfair Recreation Center (2990 St Vincent St) Mondays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To make an appointment, please call 215-427-0350. Walk-ins based on availability.

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New Kensington Community Development Corporation
2515 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125
P: (215) 427-0350  |  F: (215) 427-1302  |
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