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Housing Counseling

NKCDC offers a one-stop shop for all your housing needs including energy assistance, housing counseling, foreclosure prevention, first-time homebuyer assistance, and rental rebates. Please contact us for an appointment.

Project Reinvest: Homeownership

FINANTA and NKCDC have partnered to administer "Project Reinvest: Homeownership" in Philadelphia. The program provides a $10,500 down payment assistance loan to eligible homebuyers who are purchasing a home within Philadelphia. Learn more here.


The NeighborhoodLIFT program is nearly complete. However, if a forfeited NeighborhoodLIFT down payment assistance loan becomes available then an eligible homebuyers could still receive up to $7,500 in matching funds. Assistance is not limited to first-time buyers. Learn more here.

First-Time Homebuyer Workshops

NKCDC conducts free workshops sponsored by the PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to help those interested in buying a home. These workshops are open to all and are frequently required to receive housing grants or assistance. Note: these workshops are not part of the Project Reinvest program.

Topics range from selecting a realtor to getting inspections. Housing experts present, including PHFA lenders, realtors, insurance agents, and home inspection agents. NKCDC housing staff are available to answer all questions.

Workshops are offered two times a month in different locations.

If you are unable to attend one of the free workshops this year, you can take eHome America's eight-hour certified online course.

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