Thom Armstrong

March 13, 2023

Chief Executive Officer, Co-operative Housing Federation

Thom Armstrong has more than 30 years experience in the co-operative housing movement, holding leadership positions in Saskatchewan, Ontario, and British Columbia. Since September 2000, Armstrong has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Co-operative Housing Federation of BC, and currently serves in the same capacity for the Community Land Trust Foundation of BC and COHO Management Services Society, all headquartered in Vancouver. He also serves on the board of Encasa Financial Inc., an investment fund manager for the social housing sector in Canada with more than $520 million in assets under management. CHF BC represents 260 non-profit housing co-ops with more than 14,000 co-op homes. CHF BC’s group of community land trusts currently holds assets in housing and land worth more than $364 million and is developing or acquiring additional housing assets worth almost $800 million.