Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) today announced that its Board of Trustees declared dividends on the company’s common and preferred shares. A common share dividend of $0.40 per share will be paid on October 11, 2013 to shareholders of record on September 23, 2013. A quarterly dividend of $1.03625 per share will be paid on September 30, 2013 to shareholders of record on September 20, 2013 of the company’s Series K Preferred Shares. Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of high quality apartment properties in top U.S. growth markets. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 398 properties consisting of 113,388 apartment units. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.