The Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI) is a $400 million investment to support successful affordable housing and commercial revitalization programs in Philadelphia. Data is available on the NPI budget, expenditures, and households served. NPI data will be updated quarterly.
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Programs that receive NPI funding
NPI funding supports programs serving households at up to 100% of Area Median Income. Actual income guidelines vary from program to program. To find out more, see the Division of Housing and Community Development Income Guidelines.
- Adaptive Modification Program (AMP): Free home modifications to improve access and safety for residents who are seniors and/or individuals living with disabilities.
- Administrative: Covers costs of operating NPI-funded programs and services.
- Affordable Housing Preservation: Supplements existing programs that preserve housing developments funded through Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).
- Affordable Housing Production: Supports Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) development projects.
- Basic System Repair Program (BSRP): Free emergency repairs to fix roofing and major home systems.
- Eviction Diversion: Supports the Eviction Diversion Program (EDP) which funds housing counseling, legal services, and mediation sessions for tenants and landlords to keep tenants in their homes and avoid eviction proceedings.
- Neighborhood Commercial Corridor: Provides grants, loans, and technical assistance for small businesses and local community development corporations (CDCs).
- Neighborhood Infrastructure Improvement Program: Funds stabilization of retaining walls that pose a public safety concern and removal of dangerous trees in common alley ways.
- Permanent Unhoused Housing: Creates permanent housing options for previously homeless individuals and families.
- Philly First Home: Down payment and closing cost assistance for first-time homebuyers.
- Shallow Rent Assistance: Supports the PHLhousing+ guaranteed income pilot program.
- Small Landlord Loans and Working Capital: Forgivable home repair loans for landlords owning a small number of rental properties.
- Tangled Title: Public-private partnership developing up to 1,000 units of affordable workforce housing.
- Turn the Key: Develops affordable housing for up to 1,000 Philadelphia families.