Irvine, Calif., March 16, 2017 — Steadfast Income REIT, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2016.

For the year ended December 31, 2016, the Company had total revenues of $218.2 million compared to $209.4 million for the year ended December 31, 2015. Net loss was $25.6 million for the year ended December 31, 2016 compared to net loss of $13.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2015. Total assets of the Company increased from $1.57 billion at December 31, 2015 to $1.59 billion at December 31, 2016.

Highlights:

The Company:

  • Increased net operating income (“NOI”) to $113.7 million for the year ended December 31, 2016 from $112.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2015. (See the reconciliation of NOI to net loss and accompanying notes contained within this release for additional information on how the Company calculates NOI.)
  • Experienced a decrease in modified funds from operations (“MFFO”), as defined by the Investment Program Association, from MFFO of $55.1 million for the year ended December 31, 2015 to $49.1 million for the year ended December 31, 2016. This decrease was primarily due to costs associated with the refinancing of certain of the Company’s existing loans (the “Refinancing Transactions”) during the year ended December 31, 2016. (See the reconciliation of MFFO to net loss and accompanying notes contained within this release for additional information on how the Company calculates MFFO.)
  • Experienced a decrease in funds from operations (“FFO”), as defined by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, from FFO of $52.6 million for the year ended December 31, 2015 to FFO of $43.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2016. This decrease was primarily due to costs associated with the Refinancing Transactions. (See the reconciliation of FFO to net loss and accompanying notes contained within this release for additional information on how the Company calculates FFO.)
  • Funded $28.3 million for additions to real estate investments for the year ended December 31, 2016 compared to $29.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2015.
  • Funded $30.0 million received in connection with the Refinancing Transactions in short-term investments for the year ended December 31, 2016.
  • Owned a multifamily property portfolio at December 31, 2016 of 65 properties comprising a total of 16,709 apartment homes with an aggregate purchase price, including development and construction costs, of $1.6 billion, exclusive of closing costs. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had $471.5 million of fixed rate debt with a weighted-average interest rate of 4.06% and $746.2 million of variable rate debt with a weighted- average interest rate of 2.92%. The weighted average interest rate on the Company’s total outstanding debt as of December 31, 2016 was 3.36%.
  • Reported net cash provided by operating activities of $54.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2016 compared to $51.4 million for the year ended December 31, 2015. Net cash used in investing activities was $56.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2016 compared to $29.7 million for the year ended December 31, 2015
  • Reported net cash provided by financing activities of $36.8 million for the year ended December 31, 2016, which included $54.9 million of distributions paid, all of which were paid in cash. Net cash used in financing activities was $19.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2015, which included $55.1 million of distributions paid, all of which were paid in cash.
  • The Company’s board of directors approved an estimated value per share of common stock of $11.65 as of December 31, 2016, an increase from the estimated value per share of common stock of $11.44 as of December 31, 2015. The valuation was performed in accordance with Practice Guideline 2013-01, Valuations of Publicly Registered Non-Listed REITs, issued by the Investment Program Association.

“‘The Steadfast Income REIT portfolio of 65 well-located, well-maintained apartment communities continues to perform well,” said Ella Neyland, president of the Company. “We believe that our most recent increase in estimated value per share reflects the results of our proactive, ‘hands- on’ approach to drive value for the benefit of our shareholders.”

 

About Steadfast Income REIT

Steadfast Income REIT is a real estate investment trust that was formed to acquire and operate a diverse portfolio of real estate investments focused primarily on the multifamily sector, including stable, income-producing and value-added properties.

Steadfast Income REIT is sponsored by Steadfast REIT Investments, LLC, an affiliate of Steadfast Companies, an Orange County, California-based group of affiliated real estate investment and operating companies that acquire, develop and manage real estate in the U.S. and Mexico.

 

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