CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviv REIT, Inc. ("Aviv" or the "Company") (NYSE: AVIV) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share. The dividend is payable in cash on September 16, 2013 to stockholders of record on August 30, 2013. About AvivAviv REIT, Inc., based in Chicago, is a real estate investment trust that specializes in owning post-acute and long-term care skilled nursing facilities ("SNFs") and other healthcare properties. Aviv is one of the largest owners of SNFs in the United States and has been in the business for over 30 years. The Company currently owns 263 properties that are triple-net leased to 36 operators in 29 states. For more information about the Company, please visit our website at www.avivreit.com or contact: David J. Smith, Managing Director, Investor Relations & Capital Markets at 312-855-0930. SOURCE Aviv REIT, Inc.