UMH Properties, Inc. Announces Retirement And Appoints New Member To Board Of Directors

UMH Properties, Inc. Announces Retirement And Appoints New Member To Board Of
                                  Directors

PR Newswire

FREEHOLD, N.J., Sept. 24, 2013

FREEHOLD, N.J., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eugene W. Landy, Chairman of
the Board of UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE: UMH) announced that, on September 23,
2013, Eugene Rothenberg retired from the Board of Directors. In order to fill
the resulting vacancy, the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Matthew I. Hirsch
as a Class II Director for the remaining term of Class II expiring in 2014.
This appointment has been accepted, effective September 23, 2013. Mr. Hirsch
is considered an independent Director under the pertinent NYSE rules.

Mr. Hirsch is an Attorney-at-Law in private practice in Wayne, Pennsylvania.
He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Widener University of Law. Mr. Hirsch
also serves on the Board of Directors of Monmouth Real Estate Investment
Corporation, an affiliated company.

Commenting on the announcement, Eugene W. Landy, Chairman, said, "On behalf of
the Company, I'd like to thank Gene Rothenberg for his exemplary service over
the past 36 years. Gene Rothenberg had a distinguished medical career. He has
served on many boards, including UMH Properties, Inc., Monmouth Real Estate
Investment Corporation and Monmouth Capital Corporation. He has always served
with the utmost integrity, and there is gratitude to Gene for having served so
long and so well."

"With the appointment of Matthew Hirsch, the Board of Directors recognizes Mr.
Hirsch's extensive legal and real estate experience, making him an excellent
addition to our Board."

UMH Properties, Inc., a publicly-owned REIT, was founded in 1968. The Company
owns and operates sixty-eight manufactured home communities containing
approximately 12,800 developed home sites. These communities are 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, 732-577-9996