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Yana Miles

Senior Legislative Counsel

Yana Miles is a senior legislative counsel leading CRL's advocacy on a variety of lending issues. Located in the DC office, Yana covers mortgages, homeownership and Government-Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) reform, small dollar, and auto lending.

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.


March 5, 2018 | By Renae Merle | The Washington Post
The Senate bill “would allow for the return of many of the same lending practices that caused the mortgage meltdown,” said Yana Miles, senior legislative counsel for the Center for Responsible...
March 5, 2018 | By Yana Miles | The Center for Responsible Lending
It’s been a decade since the financial crisis led to the Great Recession, which cost millions of Americans their jobs, homes, and savings. The “sand states” of Florida, California, Arizona, and...
February 25, 2018 | By Hannah Levintova
These recent changes are just one piece of a broader trend that has swept across government since Trump took office—a gutting of anti-discrimination measures across the financial services, including...
February 5, 2018 | By David Lazarus | Los Angeles Times
Yana Miles, senior legislative counsel for the Center for Responsible Lending, said Mulvaney "is finding new ways to sabotage the consumer bureau." "The administration should recognize the severe...