Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 20, 2015
UMH Properties, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
Juniper Business Plaza, Suite 3-C
3499 Route 9 North
Freehold, New Jersey
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number,
including area code:
(732) 577-9997
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if
changed since last report.)

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On October 20, 2015, UMH Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) consummated its previously announced issuance and sale of 1,801,200 shares of its new 8.0% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock in a registered direct placement at a sale price of $25.00 per share.  These shares of Series B Preferred Stock rank on a parity with the Company’s outstanding 8.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, of which 3,663,800 shares are outstanding.  The Series B Preferred Stock has a $25.00 liquidation value per share.
The Company received net proceeds from the offering after expenses of approximately $43.3 million and intends to use such proceeds to purchase additional properties in the ordinary course of business and for general corporate purposes, including possible repayment of indebtedness on a short-term basis.
The Series B Preferred Stock will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange beginning Monday, October 26, 2015.
The Company issued a press release announcing the closing of the sale of the Series B Preferred Stock on October 20, 2015.  This press release is attached as Exhibit 99 hereto.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99 Press Release dated October 20, 2015


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: October 23, 2015
/s/ Anna T. Chew 
Name:  Anna T. Chew
Title:    Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Exhibit Index

99. Press Release dated October 20, 2015.