Thank you for visiting the PHDC website. Please note that PHDC offices are closed as part of Philadelphia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. While PHDC is accepting applications to buy land and responses to Competitive Sales and Requests for Proposals, the review of those documents may take longer than usual. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.
On this page PHDC sells properties for development through a competitive process. Please Note that all applications are scored following these criteria:
- 30% Economic Opportunity & Inclusion
- 15% Public Purpose – Social Impact
- 20% Development Team Experience and capacity
- 20% Financial Feasibility
- 10% Project Design
- 5% Offer Price
Current Competitive Sales
Vacant Lots for Sale on Blair and Emerald Streets
Please click on the address to review the factsheet. Application instructions are below under How to Apply.
- 2205 Blair Street and 2207 Blair Street
You may apply for either one of the Blair Street properties
- 2478-2480 Emerald Street
The Emerald Street properties are offered as a package. You may only apply for both properties.
How to Apply
First download both of the following forms:
Then complete both forms. The Application file has instructions, a checklist of documents you need to provide and you will be asked to confirm that you agree to the Terms and Conditions. You should review them again before signing the application.
Then submit both of these forms and any additional information required using one of the following ways:
Click the Online Submission button below. Fill in the information requested, upload your completed files, along with any additional required documents and submit.
Or by MAIL
Print out the completed application file and financial worksheet, along with any additional required documents and mail to (“return receipt requested” strongly recommended):
Attn: Competitive Sales
1234 Market St., 16th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Deadline for these Competitive Sales is October 14, 2020 by 4pm