New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) strengthens the physical, social and economic fabric of Philadelphia, by being a catalyst for sustainable development and community building. We believe in a multi-faceted approach to neighborhood revitalization, working with economic development, real estate development, vacant land management, community engagement and neighborhood planning as well as housing counseling.
Our Housing Services department serves clients from across Philadelphia. We like to call ourselves a one-stop shop for community members’ housing needs, including energy assistance, housing counseling, foreclosure prevention, first-time homebuyer assistance and real estate tax and rental rebates..
The Housing Advisor works to build healthy communities and expand homeownership opportunities for low and moderate-income households. As Housing Advisor, you will provide your clients with the skills, knowledge and information to buy and maintain a home, provide them with energy assistance and improve their current housing situation. You will attract people into the program through outreach and marketing events, education and working with people individually. The Housing Advisor position provides a full complement of data entry and reporting functions for the housing department, particularly around first time homebuyer programs.