SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RAIT Financial Trust

(Last) (First) (Middle)
CIRA CENTRE
2929 ARCH STREET, 17TH FLOOR

(Street)
PHILADELPHIA PA 19104

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
INDEPENDENCE REALTY TRUST, INC [ IRT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/21/2014
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 07/21/2014 P 300,000 (1) A $9.5 7,269,719 I See footnote (2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RAIT Financial Trust

(Last) (First) (Middle)
CIRA CENTRE
2929 ARCH STREET, 17TH FLOOR

(Street)
PHILADELPHIA PA 19104

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RAIT NTR Holdings, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
CIRA CENTRE
2929 ARCH STREET, 17TH FLOOR

(Street)
PHILADELPHIA PA 19104

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. These shares were purchased directly by RAIT NTR Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of RAIT Financial Trust, pursuant to the offering described in the issuer's prospectus supplement filed on July 16, 2014 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to the issuer's shelf registration statement (Registration No. 333-196033).
2. These shares represent the aggregate number of shares held directly by subsidiaries of RAIT Financial Trust, as follows: RAIT NTR Holdings, LLC - 2,060,719, Belle Creek Member, LLC - 352,500, Centrepoint Member, LLC - 1,190,000, Copper Mill Member, LLC - 736,500, Crestmont Member, LLC - 675,000, Cumberland Member, LLC - 690,000, Heritage Trace Member, LLC - 550,000, Taberna IR Holdings Member, LLC - 97,500, and Tresa At Arrowhead Member, LLC - 917,500. Each direct holder expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of all shares held by the other members of the group. RAIT Financial Trust maintains shared control to vote and dispose of these shares and is thus deemed to beneficially own all such shares.
Remarks:
/s/ Anders F. Laren, attorney-in fact 07/22/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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