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.

Current RFP and Competitive Bids

RFP for Moss Playground Renovations 
PRA seeks bids from qualified prime contractors for the renovation of the Moss Playground located at 5700 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia. This project is part of Rebuild, the City’s Rebuilding Community Infrastructure Program.

Competitive Bids for 26 Parcels
PRA is soliciting competitive bids for the acquisition and development of 26 properties in Whitman, Greenwich, Lower Moyamensing, Kensington, East Kensington, Fishtown and Olde Richmond, within zip codes 19125, 19134 and 19148 (view maps). Two are vacant structures and 24 are vacant lots. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019

RFP for Nelson Recreation Center Roof Replacement
PRA seeks bids from qualified prime contractors for the Nelson Recreation Center roof replacement project located at 301 W. Cumberland Street, Philadelphia. This project is part of Rebuild, the City’s Rebuilding Community Infrastructure Program.
Pre-Bid Attendee List added 12/13/2018.

Latest News and Events

West Poplar Homes Breaks Ground

Nelson Playground Breaks Ground

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.

Anthony Wayne III Senior Housing Celebrates Opening. 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.