The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) is the City’s implementation arm for community development, and partner agency with the Department of Planning & Development. Established in 1945, PRA has a rich history and involvement with many of the city’s major redevelopment projects. Today, PRA focuses on investing in equitable communities and building public-private partnerships to promote social impact.
Competitive Bids – 28 Properties
PRA is now accepting bids for development opportunities in East Kensington, Kensington, Port Richmond, Old Richmond, Whitman, Pennsport and South Philadelphia.
Deadline: May 21, 2019 by 3pm EST
Competitive Bids for 10 Properties
PRA is now accepting bids for development opportunities in East Mt. Airy, Germantown and Tioga.
Deadline: May 7, 2019 by 3pm EST
Competitive Bids for 11 Portfolios of Properties
PRA is now accepting bids for development opportunities in Allegheny West, Germantown, Logan, Nicetown and Tioga. Deadline: May 7, 2019 by 3pm EST
RFP for Disston Playground Renovations
PRA is pleased to issue this RFP for qualified prime contractors for the Disston Playground Renovation project located at 4423 Longshore Avenue, Philadelphia. This project is part of the City’s Rebuilding Community Infrastructure Program (Rebuild).
- Pre-Bid Attendee list added 3/14/2019
RFQ for Pre-Qualified General Contractor List
The PRA is pleased to issue this Request for Qualifications seeking qualifications from general contractors and construction management firms interested in becoming pre-qualified as PRA qualified cost containment contractors.
Latest News and Events
• Restore • Repair • Renew is a new program to help Philadelphia homeowners invest in their homes. This program will help Philadelphia homeowners access low-interest loans to invest in their properties. Lenders participating in the program are offering 10-year, 3% interest loans that range from $2,500 to $24,999 to eligible homeowners. Loans can fund a range of home repairs that focus on health, safety, weatherization, accessibility, and quality of life. The goal is to help Philadelphians improve their homes and strengthen their communities. Read the Press Release.
PRA, and City Council Celebrate Ribbon-Cutting of 16 Workforce Housing Homes
The City of Philadelphia, PRA, and City Council work developers, Mo Rushdy and Larry McKnight of The Riverwards Group, celebrated the ribbon-cutting of the Francisville Workforce Housing project, located on Parrish Street between 15th and 16th streets.
These 16 homes are three-bedroom units being sold for $229,990. Each unit has spacious private backyards, a 10-year tax abatement, and no condo or HOA fees.
PRA Expands Financing for WorkForce Housing
PRA announces the expansion of the Workforce Housing Credit Enhancement —a loan guarantee that helps developers finance much-needed middle-income housing developments in rapidly appreciating neighborhoods.
Maguire Residence Breaks Ground – Housing for People Recovering From Addiction
The Maguire Residence project involves the adaptive reuse and substantial rehabilitation of the old Frances Willard School. There will be 42 low-income housing units. PRA is providing a non-recourse construction/permanent mortgage of up to $2 million.