Pacifica Housing

Nov. 15, 2019 – The Fairfield Hotel at 1601-1609 Douglas St. will no longer be run by Pacifica Housing. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

More people are being evicted from subsidized housing in Victoria, experts say

Closing of Pacifica Housing’s Fairfield Hotel a sign of ongoing trends

 

Amber Rainshadow swam five kilometres to raise money for Pacifica Housing’s Youth Group program.

Woman swims to raise money for Pacifica Youth Groups

Amber Rainshadow a long-time advocate for people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

 

The Victoria HarbourCats are teaming up with Pacifica Housing for a special day of baseball. On June 16, up to 250 children and their parents, all residents of Pacifica buildings, will get a chance to play ball with the HarbourCats players then attend that night’s West Coast League game for just $2. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

HarbourCats and Pacifica Housing team up to play ball

250-plus subsidized housing residents will play catch with players, attend game that night

 

David Irwin “The pencil guy” is being remembered with a small memorial at Blanshard and View Streets. (File contributed)

Remembering the pencil guy: David Irwin

Beloved downtown regular known to hand out pencils is being missed

David Irwin “The pencil guy” is being remembered with a small memorial at Blanshard and View Streets. (File contributed)
The former Burnside elementary on Jutland Street in Victoria is part of a proposal aimed at enhancing the neighbourhood through new subsidized housing and community amenities. File photo

New housing, community amenities in works for Burnside school site

Plans part of a broader picture for urban village centre for Burnside Gorge

The former Burnside elementary on Jutland Street in Victoria is part of a proposal aimed at enhancing the neighbourhood through new subsidized housing and community amenities. File photo
Krysten O’Coffey, housing intervention worker with Pacifica Housing is leading the Housing Crisis Prevention program, a new outreach service from the non-profit housing provider that aims to support families at risk of homelessness. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria housing provider launches crisis prevention program to combat homelessness

Pacifica Housing aims to address challenges before tenants risk evictions

Krysten O’Coffey, housing intervention worker with Pacifica Housing is leading the Housing Crisis Prevention program, a new outreach service from the non-profit housing provider that aims to support families at risk of homelessness. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Fire at a Pacifica Housing’s Briarwood complex at 1253 Johnson St. saw five families including 12 to 14 residents displaced. The fire started in one of the suites late Saturday afternoon. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Fire rips through suite at Victoria subsidized housing complex

Five families, at least a dozen people, displaced by Johnson Street fire

Fire at a Pacifica Housing’s Briarwood complex at 1253 Johnson St. saw five families including 12 to 14 residents displaced. The fire started in one of the suites late Saturday afternoon. Don Descoteau/Victoria News