JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – An attorney from the St. Louis area has been chosen by Gov. Jay Nixon to serve on the Missouri Housing Development Commission.

Greg Roberts, of Chesterfield, is a Democrat and a former president of the St. Louis County Bar Association.

Nixon announced Roberts’ appointment Thursday to a term expiring in October 2015. The selection must be confirmed by the state Senate.

The Missouri Housing Development Commission works to promote construction of safe, affordable housing for people with low to moderate incomes.

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