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.

In February of 2020 PHDC and PRA posted a community letter for residents and stakeholders in Germantown and Mt. Airy.

On April 12, 2021, PHDC contacted the community to announce the Germantown/Mount Airy Properties Physical Conditions and Needs Assessment (PCNA) Report


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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Through the Request For Proposals (RFPs) or Request for Qualifications (RFQ) processes, PHDC works with public, private and nonprofit partners to help make Philadelphia’s neighborhoods and communities better block by block..

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Housing Development

Philadelphia supports housing opportunities for residents at all income levels.

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