New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) is a community development corporation committed to sustainable development in housing opportunities, economic development, vacant land strategies, community engagement, and real estate development. NKCDC advances social equity and economic empowerment by nurturing and creating opportunities for residents to live and actively shape their neighborhoods of choice. To that end, NKCDC provides free housing counseling to anyone in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and offers many additional resources to residents and businesses in the Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond neighborhoods.
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.