Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 18, 2019 (January 18, 2019)



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


TENNESSEE 1-12762 62-1543819
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


6815 Poplar Avenue, Suite 500


Germantown, Tennessee


(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code (901) 682-6600


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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ITEM 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure


On January 18, 2019, the registrant issued a press release announcing the taxable composition of its 2018 distributions paid to shareholders. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.


Exhibit 99.1, furnished by the Registrant pursuant to Item 9.01 of Form 8-K, is not to be considered "filed" under the Exchange Act, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any previous or future filing by the Registrant under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act.


ITEM 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits




Exhibit Number   Description
99.1   Press Release dated January 18, 2019: “MAA Announces Taxable Composition of 2018 Distributions”







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


Date: January 18, 2019 /s/Albert M. Campbell, III  
  Albert M. Campbell  
  Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer  
  (Principal Financial Officer)