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.

Latest News & Events

Competitive Bid for 1340 E. Palmer Street
PRA is soliciting bids for the development of a parcel located at 1340 E. Palmer Street. Bid deadline Dec. 7, 2018.

Roberto Clemente Homes Cuts Ribbon
Esperanza hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly renovated Roberto Clemente Homes (3921-61 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140) at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14. The structure was converted into 38 units of affordable rental housing and 5,000 square feet of new commercial space.

Nelson Playground Breaks Ground

Anthony Wayne III Senior Housing Celebrates Opening on September 25. Phase III on the 1700 block of S. 28th Street will provide 45 units of affordable rental housing for seniors, bringing the total to 130 units for all three phases. PRA provided the underwriting and financing of the development and worked collaboratively with Grays Ferry Community Council.

Centennial Village Transforms West Parkside
The grand opening of Centennial Village that took place on August 23 on the 1700 block of N. 52nd Street will provide 51 units of affordable housing and 7,227 square feet of commercial space.