UMH Properties, Inc. Announces New Acquisitions

               UMH Properties, Inc. Announces New Acquisitions

PR Newswire

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 1, 2013

FREEHOLD, N.J., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE: UMH)
announced that it closed on the acquisition of 10 manufactured home
communities for $67,500,000. These 10 all-age communities contain a total of
1,854 developed home sites that are situated on approximately 400 total acres.
This 10 community portfolio consists of five communities located in Indiana,
four communities located in Pennsylvania, and one community located in
Michigan. The average occupancy for these communities is approximately 85%.
With this closing, UMH owns sixty-seven communities consisting of
approximately 12,500 developed home sites.

Samuel A. Landy, President, stated, "With this acquisition, UMH has increased
its portfolio by approximately 18%. These communities are an excellent fit
with our existing portfolio. We believe that all of these communities will
benefit from our sales and rental programs. Additionally, we have a strong
acquisition pipeline in place and expect continued growth throughout the
remainder of 2013."

UMH Properties, Inc., a publicly-owned Real Estate Investment Trust, owns and
operates sixty-seven manufactured home communities with approximately 12,500
developed home sites located in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania,
Tennessee, Indiana, and Michigan. In addition, the Company owns a portfolio of
REIT securities.

SOURCE UMH Properties, Inc.

Contact: Susan M. Jordan, +1-732-577-9997
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