Accomplishments

PACDC’s achievements include:

  • Housing Trust Fund ($135+ million) – 30,000+ households assisted, including over 1,500 new or rehabilitated homes, 2,800 prevented from being homeless and 15,700+ emergency heater repairs.
  • Philadelphia CDC Tax Credit Program ($30+ million) – 10-year support to 40 non-profits to support neighborhood economic development.
  • Philadelphia Land Bank – created to streamline the process for returning vacant property to use.
  • Philadelphia Community Development Leadership Institute – professional development and network strengthening for approximately 1,300 participants over the past four years.
  • Measuring Philadelphia CDCs’ Economic Impact – $3.3 billion to Philadelphia and $5.1 billion to Pennsylvania over 20 years.
  • Creative Placemaking – Advanced community building in West and North Philadelphia using Arts, design, and citizen engagement.
  • Recognizing Excellence in Philadelphia’s  CDC Community – Annual Awards Ceremony and PACDC Magazine which showcase the talents of established practitioners and Rising Stars.