SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): February 3, 2014
AMERICAN HOMES 4 RENT
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
30601 Agoura Road, Suite 200
Agoura Hills, California
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On February 3, 2014, American Homes 4 Rent (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company’s 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2014 Annual Meeting”) will be held at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California 91301.
Holders of record at the close of business on March 12, 2014 of the Company’s Class A common shares of beneficial interest, $0.01 par value per share, and Class B common shares of beneficial interest, $0.01 par value per share, will be entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the 2014 Annual Meeting and any adjournment or postponement of the meeting.
Deadline for Rule 14a-8 Shareholder Proposals
Shareholder proposals intended to be presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting pursuant to Rule 14a-8 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Rule 14a-8 Proposals”) must be received by the Secretary of the Company not later than 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on March 3, 2014 in order to be considered for inclusion in the Company’s proxy statement for the 2014 Annual Meeting.
Deadline for Other Shareholder Proposals
Shareholder proposals, other than Rule 14a-8 Proposals, intended to be presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting must be received by the Secretary of the Company not later than February 13, 2014.
Notices relating to any shareholder proposal must be in writing and comply with the requirements of the Company’s bylaws, the New York Stock Exchange rules and any other applicable law.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The information in Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto pursuant to Item 9.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|99.1||Press Release dated February 3, 2014|
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.
|AMERICAN HOMES 4 RENT|
|Date: February 4, 2014||By:||/s/ Stephanie Heim|
|Vice President - Counsel|
|99.1||Press release dated February 3, 2014|