ELS Announces 2014 Dividends

  ELS Announces 2014 Dividends

                    Declares Fourth Quarter 2013 Dividend

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- November 5, 2013

The Board of Directors of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS)
discussed its annual common dividend policy at today's Board meeting. After
discussion, the Board approved setting the annual dividend rate for 2014 at
$1.30 per common share, an increase of $0.30 over the current $1.00 per common
share for 2013 (adjusted for stock split).

Our Board of Directors also declared the fourth quarter 2013 dividend of $0.25
per common share, representing, on an annualized basis, a dividend of $1.00
per common share (adjusted for stock split).The dividend will be paid on
January 10, 2014 to stockholders of record on December 27, 2013.Our Board of
Directors also declared a dividend of $0.421875 per depositary share (each
representing 1/100 of a share ofour 6.75% Series C Cumulative Redeemable
Perpetual Preferred Stock) (NYSE: ELSPrC), which represents, on an annualized
basis, a dividend of $1.6875 per depositary share.The dividend will be paid
on December 31, 2013 to stockholders of record on December 11, 2013.

This press release includes certain “forward-looking statements” within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used,
words such as “anticipate,” “expect,” “believe,” “project,” “intend,” “may be”
and “will be” and similar words or phrases, or the negative thereof, unless
the context requires otherwise, are intended to identify forward-looking
statements and may include, without limitation, information regarding our
expectations, goals or intentions regarding the future, and the expected
effect of our recent acquisitions. These forward-looking statements are
subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including, but not
limited to:

  *our ability to control costs, real estate market conditions, the actual
    rate of decline in customers, the actual use of sites by customers and our
    success in acquiring new customers at our properties (including those that
    we may acquire);
  *our ability to maintain historical or increase future rental rates and
    occupancy with respect to properties currently owned or that we may
  *our ability to retain and attract customers renewing, upgrading and
    entering right-to-use contracts;
  *our assumptions about rental and home sales markets;
  *our assumptions and guidance concerning 2013 and 2014 estimated net
    income, FFO and Normalized FFO;
  *our ability to manage counterparty risk;
  *in the age-qualified properties, home sales results could be impacted by
    the ability of potential homebuyers to sell their existing residences as
    well as by financial, credit and capital markets volatility;
  *results from home sales and occupancy will continue to be impacted by
    local economic conditions, lack of affordable manufactured home financing
    and competition from alternative housing options including site-built
    single-family housing;
  *impact of government intervention to stabilize site-built single family
    housing and not manufactured housing;
  *the completion of transactions in their entirety and future transactions,
    if any, and timing and effective integration with respect thereto;
  *effective integration of recent acquisitions and our estimates regarding
    the future performance of recent acquisitions;
  *unanticipated costs or unforeseen liabilities associated with recent
  *ability to obtain financing or refinance existing debt on favorable terms
    or at all;
  *the effect of interest rates;
  *the dilutive effects of issuing additional securities;
  *the effect of accounting for the entry of contracts with customers
    representing a right-to-use the Properties under the Codification Topic
    “Revenue Recognition;” and
  *other risks indicated from time to time in our filings with the Securities
    and Exchange Commission.

These forward-looking statements are based on management's present
expectations and beliefs about future events. As with any projection or
forecast, these statements are inherently susceptible to uncertainty and
changes in circumstances. We are under no obligation to, and expressly
disclaim any obligation to, update or alter our forward-looking statements
whether as a result of such changes, new information, subsequent events or

We own or have an interest in 376 quality properties in 32 states and British
Columbia consisting of 138,869 sites. We are a self-administered, self-managed
real estate investment trust (“REIT”) with headquarters in Chicago.


Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc.
Paul Seavey, (312) 279-1488
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