St. Louis Housing Authority welcomes Krista Peyton as new General Counsel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Cheryl Lovell W. Christopher White
Executive Director Chief Development Officer
314-286-4357 314-286-4269
clovell@slha.org cwhite@slha.org

St. Louis Housing Authority welcomes Krista Peyton as new General Counsel

St. Louis, MO (June 7, 2018) – The St. Louis Housing Authority is pleased to welcome Krista S. Peyton as General Counsel. She is responsible for ensuring that the St. Louis Housing Authority functions in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, assisting in the formulation of policy for the public housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs and furnishing legal advice on a wide range of issues. She also oversees the selection, retention, and management of all outside counsel, assists the Human Resources Department in personnel matters, negotiates, drafts and reviews contracts, and handles a variety of real estate transactions. She has considerable litigation, administrative law and appellate practice experience. Immediately, prior to joining the St. Louis Housing Authority, Ms. Peyton represented the St. Louis County Juvenile Officer in all phases of juvenile delinquency and child protection matters. She has a Juris Doctorate from the Syracuse University College of Law and a Masters of Arts in Political Science from the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs.

About St. Louis Housing Authority

The St. Louis Housing Authority is a federally funded agency, operating independently of city government. The agency, with its 61 employees, helps provide low and moderate-income public housing for more than 24,000 residents and clients in the City of St. Louis, and, through partner programs, offer residents opportunities to improve their lives. www.slha.org

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For inquiries or to schedule interviews, contact the St. Louis Housing Authority at 314-286-4357.