City of Philadelphia: Improving Neighborhoods
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City of Philadelphia

Improving Neighborhoods

Revitalizing Corridors

Supporting programs to revitalize and strengthen neighborhood commercial areas.

Community Development Corporation Support

Partnering with community organizations who engage in economic development activities to make their neighborhoods more attractive to new and existing and businesses.

Empowerment Zones

Building healthy, self-sufficient and safe environments by working with residents, business owners, and other stakeholders to raise the quality of life in their area.


  • What commercial corridors have you invested in and how did you select these corridors?
  • What is a Community Development Corporation (CDC)?
  • What is the CDC Tax Credit Program?
  • How does my CDC apply for a tax credit?
  • What is a Business Improvement District?