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Advocacy

Homebuilding Advocacy

LNWA knows a strong, healthy homebuilding industry is essential to America’s economic prosperity and to providing quality, safe, affordable housing for citizens across the country. LNWA actively seeks and accepts opportunities to speak up for a fair and equitable business and regulatory environment for homebuilding on the national, state, and local levels.



The Leon N. Weiner & Associates (LNWA) commitment to passionate advocacy on behalf of the homebuilding industry has been an integral part of the company since its founding by Leon Weiner over 60 years ago. Today, LNWA continues to be a leading advocate for the industry.

Kevin Kelly and David Curtis have given expert testimony on housing issues to U.S. Congressional Committees and Sub-Committees, while also participating in numerous local, regional, and national conferences and task forces.

As active members of the National Association of Home Builders, Kevin and Dave have frequently served as representatives and spokesmen for NAHB. NAHB has recognized their service over the years, including honoring LNWA as 1992 National Multifamily Builder of the Year and Kevin as 2009 Government Affairs Member of the Year.



National Advocacy Recognition and Awards

  • Affordable Housing FinanceMagazine:
    • Top 50 Affordable Housing Owner/Manager Nationally 2012
    • Top 50 Affordable Housing Developer 2007
    • Readers’ Choice Awards, Best Affordable Homeownership Development 2007
  • American Institute of Architects, Special Mention Award for Better Living Designs
  • American BuilderMagazine
    • Award for Innovation in Raising Housing Standards through Better Community Planning
    • Special Award for Residential Design
    • Award for Merit of Quality Construction
  • Professional Builder Magazine, Award for Design Leadership
  • National Association of Home Builders
    • National Multifamily Builder of the Year 1992

Recognition & Awards for LNWA Founder Leon Weiner:

  • National Association of Home Builders, “Conscience of the Housing Industry” 2002
  • National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials, Ambassador Award 2003
  • National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials, M. Justin Herman Memorial Award 1993
  • National Housing Conference, Housing Person of the Year 1973 & 1984
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Secretary’s Award for Fair Housing 1977