EQUITY LIFESTYLE PROPERTIES, INC. (NYSE:ELS) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

EQUITY LIFESTYLE PROPERTIES, INC. (NYSE:ELS) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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On May 1, 2018, Equity Life>

Proposal No. 1: To elect eight members of the Company's Board of Directors ("the Board") to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. This proposal received the required affirmative vote of holders of a plurality of the votes cast and the directors were elected. Mr. Howard Walker passed away recently. The Board did not select an alternate nominee, and the Board has been reduced to eight members.

SHARES VOTED

DIRECTOR

FOR

WITHHELD

BROKER NON-VOTES

Philip Calian

81,799,011

964,480

2,291,136

David Contis

61,559,184

21,204,307

2,291,136

Constance Freedman

82,333,409

430,082

2,291,136

Thomas Heneghan

81,295,332

1,468,159

2,291,136

Tao Huang

81,915,678

847,813

2,291,136

Marguerite Nader

82,059,652

703,839

2,291,136

Sheli Rosenberg

61,019,283

21,744,208

2,291,136

Samuel Zell

77,582,491

5,181,000

2,291,136

Proposal No. 2: To ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018. This proposal received the required affirmative vote of holders of a majority of the votes cast and was approved.

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

BROKER NON-VOTES

SHARES VOTED

84,632,169

412,238

10,220

Proposal No. 3: To approve our executive compensation on a non-binding advisory basis. This proposal received the required affirmative vote of holders of a majority of the votes cast and was approved.

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN

BROKER NON-VOTES

SHARES VOTED

80,167,711

2,584,348

11,432

2,291,136

Item 8.01Other Events

On May 1, 2018 our Board declared the second quarter 2018 dividend of $0.55 per common share, representing, on an annualized basis, a dividend of $2.20 per common share. The dividend will be paid on July 13, 2018 to stockholders of record on June 29, 2018.

This report includes certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used, words such as "anticipate," "expect," "believe," "project," "intend," "may be" and "will be" and similar words or phrases, or the negative thereof, unless the context requires otherwise, are intended to identify forward-looking statements and may include without limitation, information regarding our expectations, goals or intentions regarding the future, and the expected effect of our acquisitions. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to:

our ability to control costs and real estate market conditions, our ability to retain customers, the actual use of Sites by customers and our success in acquiring new customers at our Properties (including those that we may acquire);

our ability to maintain historical or increase future rental rates and occupancy with respect to Properties currently owned or that we may acquire;

our ability to retain and attract customers renewing, upgrading and entering right-to-use contracts;

our assumptions about rental and home sales markets;

our ability to manage counter-party risk;

our ability to renew our insurance policies at existing rates and on consistent terms;

in the age-qualified Properties, home sales results could be impacted by the ability of potential home buyers to sell their existing residences as well as by financial, credit and capital markets volatility;

results from home sales and occupancy will continue to be impacted by local economic conditions, lack of affordable manufactured home financing and competition from alternative housing options including site-built single-family housing;

impact of government intervention to stabilize site-built single family housing and not manufactured housing;

effective integration of recent acquisitions and our estimates regarding the future performance of recent acquisitions;

the completion of future transactions in their entirety, if any, and timing and effective integration with respect thereto;

unanticipated costs or unforeseen liabilities associated with recent acquisitions;

ability to obtain financing or refinance existing debt on favorable terms or at all;

the effect of interest rates;

the dilutive effects of issuing additional securities;

the effect of changes in accounting for Leases set forth under the Codification Topic "Leases";

the outcome of pending or future lawsuits or actions brought against us, including those disclosed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission; and

other risks indicated from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For further information on these and other factors that could impact us and the statements contained herein, refer to our filings with theSecurities and Exchange Commission, including “Risk Factors” in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent quarterly reports.

These forward-looking statements are based on management's present expectations and beliefs about future events. As with any projection or forecast, these statements are inherently susceptible to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. We are under no obligation to, and expressly disclaim any obligation to, update or alter our forward-looking statements whether as a result of such changes, new information, subsequent events or otherwise.

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About EQUITY LIFESTYLE PROPERTIES, INC. (NYSE:ELS)

Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Company is an integrated owner and operator of lifestyle-oriented properties (Properties) consisting primarily of manufactured home (MH) communities, and recreational vehicle (RV) resorts and campgrounds. The Company operates through two segments: Property Operations, and Home Sales and Rentals Operations. The Property Operations segment owns and operates land lease Properties. The Home Sales and Rentals Operations segment purchases, sells and leases homes at the Properties. Its customers may lease individual developed areas (Sites) or enter right-to-use contracts, which provide them access to specific Properties for limited stays. Its portfolio includes approximately 390 Properties, including over 143,940 residential Sites located across the United States and Canada. It has over 80 Properties with lake, river or ocean frontage, and over 100 Properties within approximately 10 miles of the coastal United States.

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