<html><title>Mandel/Shultz Family</title> <body background="metspaler.jpg"> <center><h2>Mandel/Shultz Family</h2></center> <br><br><center><img src="Eclipse.jpg"> --<i>Post-eclipse in Nashville</i></center> <br><br><b>Harold M. Shultz</b>, Esq., <img src="Harcitylimits.JPG"> [photo by <A HREF="http://marcfader.photoshelter.com/gallery-list">Marc Fader</A> for <A HREF="http://www.citylimits.org/"><i>City Limits</i></A>] retired after achieving the goal of the Metropolitan Leadership Program we both matriculated at the <A HREF="http://www.bcc.cuny.edu/HallofFame/photogallery.htm">former Bronx campus of NYU</A>.<br><br> He is on the Boards of <A HREF="http://zoneanewyork.org/">Zone A New York</A> and <A HREF="http://www.neighborhoodrestore.com/index_nr.html">Neighborhood Restore HDFC</A>.<br><br> Now heading Benavi Advisors LLC on affordable housing issues and a consultant for the <A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/about-us/staff/">Citizens Housing and Planning Council</A>, where as a Senior Fellow he authored: <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/J-51-To-be-Continued-Final.pdf">J-51: To Be Continued?</A> <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Neighborhood-Impacts-Final-Final-Final-1-10-12-2.pdf">The Impact of Multifamily Foreclosures and Over-Mortgaging in Neighborhoods in New York City</A> <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/2321-Prospect-Ave-Final.pdf">Out of Sight, Out of Control</A> takes a detailed look at the housing policy circumstances around a deadly fire on 4/23/2011 at a three-family house in the Bronx. (In <I>The New York Times</I> 4/28/2011 he was quoted: "We need to make sure, in general, that foreclosure is a process in which properties are watched over and don t get lost in the shuffle. ) <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/final-report1.pdf">The Invisible Transformation: Turning Debt into Revenue</A> about the impact of In Rem foreclosure and the Third Party Transfer Program on tax lien securitization in New York City (co-author) <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/421g.pdf">Fallout from Roberts vs. Tishman</A> (but it was in <I>The New York Times</I> 5/27/2010 where his commentary was: "This is the ultimate case about rich people with problems that I m not sure we should care about.") <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/final-report-web-version-zombie-cover.pdf">Debt Threat: Saving Multifamily Rental Housing from Zombie Mortgages</A> and the follow-up <A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Riverton-Foreclosure.pdf">Riverton Apartments Sold at Auction</A> <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Starrett-final1.pdf">Starrett City: Paradise Lost?</A> <dd><i>Court Rules Stuyvesant Town Owners Can Exempt Apartments from Rent Stabilization Despite J-51 Tax Benefits</i>, <A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/2009/03/stuy-town-j-51-decision-reversed/">Stuy Town J-51 Decision Reversed</A> and <A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/Court-of-Appeals-Decides-Stuy-Town1.pdf">Court of Appeals Delivers Final Word on Stuy Town</A>. <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Prevailing-Wisdom-web-version1.pdf">Prevailing Wisdom: The Potential Impact of Prevailing Wages on Subsidized Housing</A> <dd><i>EPA s New Layer of Lead Based Paint Rules</i> and <A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Fed-Lead-Rule-Around-the-Cornerdesign.pdf">New Federal Lead Rule Around the Corner</A> <dd><A HREF="http://www.chpcny.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/UP_Liquid_Assets1.pdf">Liquid Assets</A> on water and sewer financing.<br><br> <center><dd><i>New York Times</i>, March 8, 2009 <br><br> <img src="NTYBenDina.jpg"> </center> <br><br>He s appealing for the U.S. <A HREF="https://www.justice.gov/civil/appellate-staff">Department of Justice</A>. A sample: here he argued DOJ s amicus brief in <A HREF="http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/media/live_oral_arguments.php"><i>Ministry of Defense v. Frym</i></A>, in the 9th Circuit Court in Pasadena, and for the Department of Transportation in <A HREF="https://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/recordings/recordings.nsf/DocsByMonday?OpenView&StartKey=201602&Count=35&scode=3"><i>Southwest Airlines Co. v. DOT</i></A> on 2/12/2016 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. <br><br>She appeals in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. <A HREF="https://www.sec.gov/index.htm">Securities & Exchange Commission</A>. <br> <center><img src="Raviwp.jpg"> <img src="Raviappeals.jpg"> </center> <dd>They have now produced <b>RAVI (Yitzhak Raviv) MISHRA SHULTZ</B> - Reflecting his heritage, "Ravi" means "sun" in Hindi and Sanskrit, and is also a nickname for the Hebrew name  Raviv , which means "rain". The root of "Rav" for  rabbi or "teacher", together with the Hebrew for  Isaac , is also in honor of his great-grandfathers/educators Isadore Bernick and <a href="http://mavensnest.net/grandpaspit.html">Irwin Mandel</a>. He s already the subject of at least three poems by his <a href="http://blotterature.com/2015/05/14/an-interview-with-charlotte-mandel/">great-grandmother</a>, <a href="http://www.charlottemandel.com/">Charlotte Mandel</a>, including <A HREF="http://internationalpsychoanalysis.net/2014/07/07/poetry-monday-july-7-2014/#more-53389"> Great-Grandchild To Be </A>, <A HREF="http://www.yourdailypoem.com/listpoem.jsp?poem_id=2197"> A Blessing Via Skype </A> <i>for Ravi, age nearly year and a half</i>, and is referenced in a <i>rimas dissolutas</i> when he was 3 years old <A HREF="https://adelekenny.blogspot.com/2017/07/prompt-284-rimas-dissolutas.html"> Of Clocks and Love </A>. So for her 90th birthday he sported a special onesie: (front)  My GG's a poet/and I'm proud to show it" and (back) "Congrats GG on 90 wonderful years". <br><center><img src="90.jpg"></center> <br><br><b>Avi</b>, PhD, is Acting Program Manager of the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) team at the U.S. Dept. of Energy s <A HREF="https://energy.gov/eere/solar/about-solar-energy-technologies-office">Solar Energy Technologies Office</A> (SETO). He <A HREF="https://energy.gov/eere/articles/concentrating-solar-power-could-provide-flexibility-and-reliability-us-electric-grid">described the program</A>. On <A HREF="https://federalnewsradio.com/federal-drive/2017/11/avi-shultz-energy-department-seeks-low-cost-desalination-process/">Federal Radio News</A>, he was interviewed about a new effort to find low-cost solar desalination solutions. <br>From his chemistry bench days:<br><br> <center><br><br><br> <img src="AviUA.JPG"> <img src="AviUA3.JPG"></center> <i>Updated 1/25/2018</i><br><br> <A HREF="http://mavensnest.net">To the Mandel Maven's Nest</A> <br><br> Copyright 2018 <br><br> </body></html>