PHDC, the City’s Division of Housing and Community Development, and the City’s Department of Planning and Development publish strategic plans, reports, brochures, and other helpful housing and community development information for Philadelphia residents.

Read a summary of DPD/PHDC achievements and goals.

PHDC reports
PHDC Reports

The reports showcase how PHDC’s programs, services, land management strategies, and community investment options help neighborhoods across the City.

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Housing for Equity: An Action Plan

Housing for Equity: An Action Plan for Philadelphia identifies 34 strategies the City will adopt to produce or preserve 100,000 homes over the next 10 years.

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Land Bank Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan analyzes market conditions and resident needs and finds opportunities where publicly-owned land can support housing, green space and other reuses.

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Homeowner Maintenance Manual

This Manual offers general information on maintaining your home and cutting energy costs. Your home needs maintenance to preserve its value.

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Housing Resource Guide

Division of Housing and Community Development Resource Guide

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As of July 2019 the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) and the Philadelphia Land Bank (PLB) are staffed by employees of PHDC. PRA and the Land Bank remain independent organizations overseen by independent boards of directors. Accordingly, you may see references to PRA and the PLB. PHDC, PLB and PRA work together to create seamless programs and services that support community development in the City of Philadelphia.