Home Properties' New Jersey Apartment Communities Recognized for Excellence

Jan 11, 2013, 11:47 ET from Home Properties

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 19th 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 Windsor Realty 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 Home Properties' NY Metro Region.

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 Home Properties' website at www.homeproperties.com.

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