April 14, 2022
NEW YORK – New York Metropolis Mayor Eric Adams at the moment launched his appointment of Adán Soltren as a tenant member on the New York Metropolis Lease Guidelines Board (RGB). The appointment follows Mayor Adams’ appointments final thirty day interval of two different RGB members.
“In New York Metropolis, we’re unable to afford to place our cheap housing at menace,” mentioned Mayor Adams. “My administration is targeted on making use of particulars to inform alternatives, and I’m confident that every one of my appointees will faithfully study the data they’re launched and make an educated remaining choice about how best to guard the town’s fairly priced housing.”
“I’m exceptionally honored and excited to be appointed by Mayor Adams to fill the tenant member emptiness on the Rent Tips Board,” talked about Adán Soltren. “As a hire-stabilized tenant and a staunch advocate for tenants’ rights, I stay up for performing with my fellow board members, the mayor’s workplace, and housing stakeholders to make knowledgeable conclusions about how finest to keep up very long-time interval affordability of the housing stock in New York Metropolis.”
The RGB is remitted to determine lease changes for the about 1 million residences and homes subject material to New York Metropolis’s rent stabilization regulation. The board consists of 9 clients, all appointed by the mayor — two customers are appointed to characterize tenant pursuits, two customers are appointed to face for proprietor passions, and the remaining 5 associates are appointed to depict the essential normal public.
About Adán Soltren
Adán Soltren Esq. is a crew lawyer with the Housing Justice Unit — Group Advocacy undertaking of the Lawful Assist Society’s civil apply. He’s a member of Lawful Assist’s Harlem Group Regulation Enterprise and can work carefully with tenant associations and groups of small-cash stream tenants throughout Manhattan on a big array of approved issues pertaining to New York housing legislation. All through his 7-yr tenure on the Authorized Assist Fashionable society, Soltren has additionally held a number of roles within the United Car Workers Affiliation of Authorized Assist Attorneys Native 2325, which incorporates union delegate, Attorneys of Shade at Licensed Assist caucus co-agent, and trustee. He serves as chair of the board of directors for Settlement Wellbeing, a federally skilled wellbeing centre positioned in East Harlem that’s absolutely commited to supplying economical, large-top high quality medical knowledgeable companies to communities of shade in El Barrio and components of the South Bronx. Soltren beforehand ran his particular person approved partnership specializing in immigration legislation within the Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia space.
He acquired his B.A. in sociology from the George Washington School in 2009 and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Laws in 2012.