TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX: HLP.UN) announced today a cash distribution in the amount of $0.07083 per unit for the month of December 2012. The distribution will be payable on January 15, 2013 to unitholders of record as at December 31, 2012.
Unitholders can participate in the REIT's Distribution Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP"). The DRIP allows unitholders of the REIT, who are resident in Canada, to automatically reinvest monthly cash distributions paid on their Trust Units in additional Trust Units, plus bonus Trust Units equivalent to 3% of the distributions reinvested. The DRIP offers unitholders the opportunity to increase their ownership in the REIT on a regular basis without incurring any commission or brokerage fees. Complete details on the DRIP are available at the REIT's website (www.hlpreit.com) or from a unitholder's investment advisor.
About HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: HLP.UN) owns a portfolio of seniors housing and care facilities located in the United States and Canada. The facilities are leased to experienced tenant operators who have significant operational experience in the U.S. and Canada. The leases are structured as long-term and triple-net, features that provide stability and dependability to the REIT's cash flow and distributions. The REIT's best-in-class portfolio of properties meets the needs of modern seniors by emphasizing features such as hotel-like design, private rooms and baths, and hospitality-inspired amenities. For more information, visit www.hlpreit.com.
SOURCE: HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
For further information:
Chief Financial Officer
HealthLease Properties REIT
(317) 420-0205 ext. 106
(416) 815-0700 ext. 242