UMH Properties is a real estate investment trust. Co.'s primary business is the ownership and operation of manufactured home communities, which includes leasing manufactured homesites to private manufactured home owners. Co. also leases homes to residents, and through its wholly-owned taxable REIT subsidiary, UMH Sales and Finance, Inc., conducts manufactured home sales in its communities. Co. owns and operates manufactured home communities located in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan and Maryland. A manufactured home community is designed to accommodate detached, single-family manufactured homes.