New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Growing in Kensington

In Memory of Felix M. Torres-Colon

It is with great sadness that New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) must announce the passing of our Executive Director, Felix M. Torres-Colon, on Wednesday, February 5, after a brief illness. Felix’s many family members, friends, co-workers, and board are devastated by this sudden loss.

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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

Feb 13, 2020

Remembering Felix and Ms. Myra

These are deeply sad days for NKCDC. Last month, we received word that longtime Kensington…

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Feb 3, 2020

Local Business Spotlight: STARFIRE

STARFIRE is a community-focused entrepreneur and artist who considers herself an electric current. As a…

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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!

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