David Garcia: Corporate Director of Housing
Corporate Director of Housing
David Garcia is the corporate director of housing services at Pacific Clinics where he has served for 15 years. In this capacity, he oversees the agency’s properties and relationships with landlords that provide housing for individuals with mental health needs. With more than 20 years of experience in housing homeless families, individuals and youth, Garcia has significantly expanded the agency’s ability to provide supportive housing to our clients with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders. He led the effort to plan and open Hestia House, a permanent supportive housing residence for chronically homeless transition-age youth in Pasadena, in cooperation with the City of Pasadena. He manages more than 900 Section 8 and Continuum of Care (CoC) certificates for clients, developed 18 master leased facilities and has established and nurtured relationships with realtors, property managers, investors, local landlords and cities to identify additional housing resources.
Previously, he served as a program supervisor at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority on their homeless Emergency Response Team and was a community liaison.