Home Properties' New Jersey Apartment Communities Recognized for Excellence

 Home Properties' New Jersey Apartment Communities Recognized for Excellence

PR Newswire

ISELIN, N.J., Jan. 11, 2013

ISELIN, N.J., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Home Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HME)
today announced its New Jersey area apartment communities have received
multiple awards for industry excellence during the 19^th Annual Garden State
Awards, as presented by the New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA). Home
Properties owns and operates 13  NJAA-member communities totaling over 3,500 
units in the New Jersey area.

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Four Home Properties apartment communities were recognized in the category
"Excellence in Curb Appeal": Barrington Gardens, Chatham Hill Apartments,
Wayne Village, and WindsorRealty Company. Three of Home Properties' NJ
property managers were honored for excellence and service to their
communities. Individual Home Properties' employees were also award recipients
in the categories of "Corporate Support," "Resident Maintenance Manager," and
"Maintenance Technician."

"Home Properties continues to be a leader in the New Jersey multi-family
rental housing industry. I am honored to serve as the current NJAA president
and thrilled to preside over a statewide awards ceremony that recognized so
many Home Properties apartment communities and my outstanding co-workers,"
said Brent Kohere, Regional Vice President for HomeProperties' NY Metro

Founded in 1986, NJAA is a statewide organization of apartment owners,
managers, builders, developers, and those involved in allied industries. The
Association is designed to advance and protect the welfare of the apartment
industry in New Jersey, representing managers and owners of more than 170,000
rental units throughout the state. NJAA's Garden State Awards annually
recognize multi-family industry members and member properties for excellence
in nearly 50 categories. For more information visit www.njaa.com.

Home Properties is a publicly traded multifamily real estate investment trust
(REIT) that owns, operates, develops, acquires and rehabilitates apartment
communities primarily in selected Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets. An S&P
400 Company, Home Properties owns and operates 124 communities containing
43,489 apartment units. For more information, visit HomeProperties' website
at www.homeproperties.com.

SOURCE Home Properties

Website: http://www.homeproperties.com
Contact: Charis W. Warshof, Vice President, Investor Relations,
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