Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) Announces July 2017 Common Stock Dividend and Third Quarter Series B Preferred Stock Dividends

New York, NY (July 11, 2017) – Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BRG) (the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized and the Company has declared a monthly cash dividend on the Company’s Class A common stock (the “Class A Common Stock”) for July 2017, equal to a quarterly rate of $0.29 per share (the “Class A Common Dividend”). In addition, the Company has declared monthly cash dividends on its Series B Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series B Preferred Stock”) for the third quarter of 2017, equal to a quarterly rate of $15.00 per share (the “Series B Preferred Dividends”).

The Class A Common Dividend will be payable in cash as follows: $0.096666 per share to be paid on Friday, August 4, 2017 to Class A Common stockholders of record as of Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

The Series B Preferred Dividends will be payable in cash as follows: $5.00 per share to be paid on Friday, August 4, 2017 to Series B Preferred stockholders of record as of Tuesday, July 25, 2017; $5.00 per share to be paid on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to Series B Preferred stockholders of record as of Friday, August 25, 2017; and $5.00 per share to be paid on Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Series B Preferred stockholders of record as of Monday, September 25, 2017.

About Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc.
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BRG) is a real estate investment trust that focuses on acquiring a diversified portfolio of Class A institutional-quality apartment properties in demographically attractive growth markets to appeal to the renter by choice. The Company’s objective is to generate value through off-market/relationship-based transactions and, at the asset level, through improvements to operations and properties. The Company generally invests with strategic regional partners, including some of the best-regarded, private owner-operators in the United States, making it possible to operate as a local sharpshooter in each of its markets while enhancing off-market sourcing capabilities. The Company is included on the Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 Indexes.  The Company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

For more information, please visit our website at: www.bluerockresidential.com.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company’s present expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur. Furthermore, the Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes. Investors should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements. For further discussion of the factors that could affect outcomes, please refer to the risk factors set forth in Item 1A of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on February 22, 2017, and subsequent filings by the Company with the SEC. We claim the safe harbor protection for forward looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Contact
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Josh Hoffman
(208) 475.2380
jhoffman@bluerockre.com