G. Wesley Stewart, Esq.
Senior Advisor and General Counsel
Wes Stewart is the Senior Director of Technical Assistance and Legal Services for the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI). In his role, he provides national technical assistance on program design, management, and implementation to 17 GHHI sites, prospective GHHI sites and HUD Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Programs including: the cities of Atlanta, Lewiston, Newark, Providence, Waukesha and Wilmington, the counties of Baltimore and Salt Lake and the states of Delaware and Rhode Island. He provides trainings extensively to owners, tenants, realtors, insurers, attorneys and government agencies throughout Maryland and the United States on the Maryland Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Law, federal Title X, Lead Safe Housing Rule, EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, lead poisoning prevention initiatives and other Healthy Homes program designs. He has also provided technical assistance to other lead hazard reduction, Healthy Homes and weatherization/energy efficiency programs in Arizona, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Texas, Wisconsin and Washington, DC.
Previously Mr. Stewart served as Program Manager for GHHI’s HUD funded Lead Elimination Action Program (LEAP) and Healthy Homes Demonstration Grant Programs, its weatherization and energy efficiency programs and its housing, family advocacy and legal services programs in Maryland. He provides consultation on the implementation of direct service programs and federal grants and also serves as the regulatory affairs expert and chief training provider for GHHI.
Prior to joining GHHI in 1996, Mr. Stewart was an attorney in private practice in Baltimore. He is a member of the Maryland Bar State Bar Association, Maryland Rental Housing Coalition (2007-present), Maryland Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Lead Task Force (2009-2010), District of Columbia Lead Elimination Task Force (2007-2008), Board Secretary of Lafayette Square Community Center (1998-2000), Steering Committee of Public Justice Center (1999-2001) and the Baltimore City Lead Enforcement Task Force (1998).
Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Villanova University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law.Back to our people