IMPROVING COMMUNITIES

A strong community has many elements. Housing at all income levels. Investment in social capital. Quality public amenities. Concern for its residents. PHDC works to make these elements a reality in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods.


On April 15, 2021, PHDC released the Germantown/Mount Airy Properties Physical Conditions and Needs Assessment (PCNA) Executive Summary and Property Reports. Click here to read the letter to the community and view the reports.


Housing Development

Philadelphia supports housing opportunities for residents at all income levels.

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Germantown/Mt. Airy Properties

PHDC through PRA gained control of a portfolio of properties in Germantown and Mt. Airy. We are working to ensure that these properties are responsibly redeveloped in the best interest of the community.

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Logan Neighborhood Plan

The Plan addresses Logan’s Future, through community input, and explores how resources from the development of the Logan Triangle should be distributed.  It gives a guide towards ongoing neighborhood rebuilding efforts.

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Lower Eastwick Public Land Strategy

This Strategy, a partnership of the Steering Committee, community residents and public-sector stakeholders, focused on informing, educating, engaging and empowering the residents.

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Percent for Art

For 60 years Philadelphia has been a national leader in creating publicly-supported art.

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Social Impact

When PHDC evaluates proposals, social impact – the benefits a development will bring to a community – is a critical element of the review process.

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