Graciela Aponte-Diaz
Published July 22, 2013
Updated April 23, 2021

Graciela Aponte-Diaz is the director of federal campaigns at the Center for Responsible Lending, where she works to secure state support for federal policy initiatives. Her work has involved small-dollar loans and protections for payday borrowers. She has testified before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services regarding mortgage market reform, predatory lending and FHA reform. 

Previously, Aponte-Diaz was a senior legislative analyst at the National Council of La Raza, where she worked on federal funding for housing counseling, foreclosure prevention and consumer protections.

Expertise: Access to homeownership, foreclosures, racial wealth gap, payday lending, housing counseling, consumer protections, small-dollar loans, consumer protections

Location: Washington, D.C.


Heard testifying at the American Mortgage System Review on C-SPAN 

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