Morguard North American Residential REIT declares January 2013 distribution of 5 cents per unit

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Morguard North American Residential Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX: MRG.UN) today announced that it has declared a distribution of 5 cents per unit for the month of January 2013.  The distribution will be payable on February 15, 2013 to unitholders of record as at January 31, 2013.

About Morguard North American Residential REIT

The REIT is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust which owns, through a limited partnership, interests in a portfolio of 14 Canadian residential apartment buildings and six U.S. residential walk-up garden communities consisting of 6,376 residential suites that are located in Ontario, Alberta, Louisiana and Florida.

SOURCE: Morguard North American Residential Real Estate Investment Trust

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Morguard North American Residential REIT

K. (Rai) Sahi
Chief Executive Officer
(905) 281-3800

Beverley G. Flynn
General Counsel & Secretary
(905) 281-3800