TORONTO, April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“CAPREIT”) (TSX – CAR.UN) announced today its April 2019 monthly distribution in the amount of $0.11500 per Unit (or $1.38 on an annualized basis). The April distribution will be payable on May 15, 2019 to Unitholders of record on April 30, 2019.

To encourage participation and reward our loyal Unitholders, investors registered in our Distribution Reinvestment Plan will continue to receive an additional amount equal to 5% of their distributions paid in the form of additional Units.

As one of Canada’s largest residential landlords, CAPREIT is a growth-oriented investment trust owning interests in 53,334 residential units, comprised of 45,637  residential suites and 45 manufactured home communities comprising 7,697 land lease sites, located in and near major urban centres across Canada and The Netherlands.  Since its Initial Public Offering in May 1997, CAPREIT has grown monthly cash distributions per Unit by 93%.  For more information about CAPREIT, its business and its investment highlights, please refer to our website at www.caprent.com or www.capreit.net and our public disclosure, which can be found under our profile at www.sedar.com.

For further information please contact:

CAPREIT
Mr. Michael Stein,
Chairman
(416) 861-5788
CAPREIT
Mr. Mark Kenney,
President & CEO
(416) 861-9404
CAPREIT
Mr. Scott Cryer,
Chief Financial Officer
(416) 861-5771