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.


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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Construction RFPs

PHDC engages contractors to make improvements at recreation centers, libraries, parks and other public facilities.

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Housing Development

Philadelphia supports housing opportunities for residents at all income levels.

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PHDC/CAPP

PHDC and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are working together to improve the lives of children with asthma.

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