Homestead Exemption for Tax Year 2017

The Homestead Exemption offers Real Estate Tax savings to all Philadelphia homeowners by reducing the taxable portion of their property assessment by $30,000, which saves about $400 per year on property tax. In order to be eligible, you must own the property and live in it as your primary residence. There are no other requirements.

Recycling Bin Pickup Locations

Every year, PCDC distributes over 100 recycle bins to our EXPO participants. PCDC requests these bins in advance so our members can conveniently pick up one recycle bin for their homes.

Zoning Matters

Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district.

PCDC Annual Expo

The 8th Annual PCDC Expo showcases various service providers that serve kids and families in the Asian community. The event will provide an opportunity for providers to connect to members of the Chinese community.

Community News:Ping An House Updates

PCDC has recruited a volunteer, Lisa Li, to conduct a computer class in Francis House of Peace, Ping An House starting on May 17th. The computer class will be conducted on Tuesday and Wednesday every week from 1 PM to 3 PM.

Programs and Services:Voting is Power

On Friday, May 20th, staff and volunteers of PCDC were out at Philadelphia’s City Hall registering and educating voters and informing passersby about Chinatown.

Main Street:Celebrating Asian American Heritage Month

The skies cleared just in time on Saturday, May 7th for the 10th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration. Franklin Square Park was decked out with the Chinese Lantern Festival which added an extra attraction to this year’s already jam-packed festivities.