Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. As previously disclosed, on September 17, 2013 , American Residential Properties, Inc. (the "Company"), American Residential Properties OP, L.P. , the Company's operating partnership (the "Operating Partnership"), American Residential GP, LLC , the wholly owned subsidiary of the Company that is the general partner of the Operating Partnership , and American Residential Properties TRS, LLC , a subsidiary of the Operating Partnership , as guarantors, American Residential Leasing Company, LLC , as the borrower, and certain other subsidiaries of the Operating Partnership (the foregoing entities and their consolidated subsidiaries, collectively, "the " Consolidated Group ") entered into an amended and restated credit agreement (the "Credit Agreement") with a group of lenders for which Bank of America N.A . acts as the administrative agent and letters of credit issuer. Under the terms of the agreement, the Consolidated Group thereunder may increase the amount of borrowings under the senior secured credit facility with additional commitments to increase total borrowing capacity to $500 million , without consent of any lenders not participating in such increase, subject to certain customary conditions and lenders committing to provide the increase in funding (the "Accordion"). Effective December 16, 2013 , the Consolidated Group exercised the Accordion in part to increase the aggregate commitments under the Credit Agreement by an additional $40 million (the "Accordion Exercise"). As a result of the Accordion Exercise, the borrowing capacity under the Credit Agreement increased from $340 million to $380 million , subject to meeting certain criteria. All other terms of the Credit Agreement remain unchanged. In order to provide the additional commitment in connection with the Accordion Exercise, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A . (the "New Lender") and Bank of America, N.A ., as administrative agent and letters of credit issuer, executed a lender joinder agreement (the "Joinder Agreement") to provide a $40 million commitment under the Credit Agreement effective December 16, 2013 and to include the New Lender in the lending group thereunder, thereby increasing commitments under the Credit Agreement to $380 million . The foregoing description of the Joinder Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Joinder Agreement, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference. Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant. The information set forth under Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference. Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure. On December 19, 2013 , the Company issued a press release announcing that it had exercised the Accordion in part. A copy of that press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference. Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits. (d) Exhibits. Exhibit No. Description 10.1 Lender Joinder Agreement, dated as of December 16, 2013 , by and among American Residential Properties, Inc. , American Residential Properties OP, L.P (the "Operating Partnership"), American Residential GP, LLC and American Residential Properties TRS, LLC , as guarantors, American Residential Leasing Company, LLC , as the borrower, certain other subsidiaries of the Operating Partnership , JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A , as lender, and Bank of America N.A , as administrative agent and as L/C Issuer. 99.1 Press release announcing the addition of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A as a new lender and the $40 million exercise of the accordion feature under the credit agreement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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