Tom Clement is the Executive Director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto (CHFT). He has worked at CHFT since 1981 and became the Executive Director in 1994. CHFT started establishing Land Trusts in the mid 1980’s. Currently CHFT administers four land trusts with over 4000 units of housing. The land trusts are now simply referred to as Co-op Housing Land Trusts. The leasing co-ops have provided affordable co-op housing to 10,000 resident members for 30 years.