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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 15, 2020
Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Maryland    001-34995    27-1712193
(State or other jurisdiction    (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)                
of incorporation)
3284 Northside Parkway NW, Suite 150, Atlanta, GA 30327
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (770) 818-4100

Not applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
[ ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Trading Symbol
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share   APTS     NYSE

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
Title of each class
Series A Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Warrant to Purchase Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Series M Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Series A1 Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Series M1 Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging Growth Company ¨

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing a special meeting of stockholders. A copy of the press release is being filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein. The information in this Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 to this report shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 Press Release announcing Special Meeting of Stockholders


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 hereunto duly authorized.
Date: September 15, 2020
/s/ Jeffrey R. Sprain
Jeffrey R. Sprain
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary