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“For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people's love and concern for each other.”
-- Millard Fuller

In the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem that are deserted, inhabited neither by men nor animals, there will be heard once more the sounds of joy and gladness, the voices of bride and bridegroom, and the voices of those who bring thank offerings to the  house of the Lord. – Jeremiah 33:10 - 11


The Pleasant Hill Community Development Corporation (PHCDC), formed in 1995, addresses and tends to the social needs of the community.   This faith-based organization has chosen as its mission to recognize the needs of suffering humanity by developing and providing innovative program with focus on spirituality and comprehensive community revitalization.  This important and needed mission has proven beneficial to area residents of the Fifth Ward and surrounding areas of the City of Houston.  Notable are the living communities offering safe, decent, and affordable housing for seniors and families.

Contining its transformative work, PHCDC has established new leadership, goals and identified projects that are readily implementable, re-establishing a thriving corridor and creating economic impact.  


Current Ventures of Pleasant Hill Community Development Corporation

  • Rehab - Multi Family Properties (Pleasant Hill Village Retirement Community and Brittons Place Apartments)

  • Center for Urban Transformation

  • Fifth Ward Food Fair

More specifically, PHCDC continues to serve as a catalyst for the Lyons Avenue corridor transformation and the overall goal has been to envision a path that will lead to assisting in continued neighborhood revitalization.  

Amidst A Renaissance: Addressing The Needs Of Our Community

We appreciate our Partners who work together to make it happen in the 5th Ward