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Yana Miles

Senior Legislative Counsel

Yana Miles is a policy counsel supporting CRL's advocacy on housing issues. Located in the DC office, Yana covers mortgages and homeownership and Government-Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) reform.

Prior to joining CRL, Yana served as a Fellow with the Fair Housing Project of the Washington Lawyers' Committee, where she worked on litigation involving discrimination in housing related transactions. Yana also served on the outreach and policy staff of the House Democratic Caucus on Capitol Hill.

Yana holds a JD degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, and enjoys Zumba and social networking in her spare time.


December 1, 2017
"The line in the sand is clear, you’re either siding with the payday lenders or you’re siding with consumers." WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.), along with Rep. Alcee Hastings (...
June 15, 2017 | By Stewart Greene | The Village Suntimes
"The bill even specifically exempts payday and vehicle title lenders - notorious for springing devastating debt traps for their already vulnerable customers - from any regulation", added Yana Miles,...
June 12, 2017 | By Coalition on Human Needs
Yana Miles, senior legislative counsel for the Center for Responsible Lending, said, “The bill even specifically exempts payday and car title lenders — notorious for springing devastating debt...
June 12, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yana Miles, a Senior Legislative Counsel at the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of the Treasury...