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HOV Hovnanian Enterprises

Filed: 30 Sep 21, 4:11pm
 
UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT


PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 30, 2021
 
HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 
Delaware
(State or Other
Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
1-8551
(Commission File Number)
22-1851059
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
90 Matawan Road, Fifth Floor
Matawan, New Jersey 07747
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
 
(732) 747-7800
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act.
 
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.01 par value per shareHOVNew York Stock Exchange
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights (1)N/ANew York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares each representing 1/1,000th of a share of 7.625% Series A Preferred StockHOVNPThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
 
(1) Each share of Class A Common Stock includes an associated Preferred Stock Purchase Right. Each Preferred Stock Purchase Right initially represents the right, if such Preferred Stock Purchase Right becomes exercisable, to purchase from the Company one ten-thousandth of a share of its Series B Junior Preferred Stock for each share of Common Stock. The Preferred Stock Purchase Rights currently cannot trade separately from the underlying Common Stock.
 
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 8.01.            Other Events.
 
On September 30, 2021, Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (the “Company”) and AG Essential Housing Company 2, L.P., an affiliate of Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P. (“EHC”), entered into a land banking agreement pursuant to which EHC will fund up to $200 million in acquisition and development costs, subject to increases as mutually agreed. The arrangement is for a term of twenty-four months, during which time EHC will have the right to select and acquire for land banking certain of the Company’s owned or to be acquired residential properties meeting specified criteria as determined by EHC. EHC will acquire the portfolio of land properties, which the Company will develop, and option finished lots at a fixed price on a monthly takedown basis back to the Company. 
 
 

 
SIGNATURES
 
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.
 
 HOVNANIAN ENTERPRISES, INC.
 (Registrant)
   
 By:/s/ Brad G. O’Connor
  Name: Brad G. O’Connor
  Title: Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer
   
 
 
 
Date: September 30, 2021