charge or encumbrance of any kind except those reflected in such financial statements (or as described in the Registration Statement, the General Disclosure Package and the Prospectus) or which are not material in amount and which do not materially affect the value of such property or materially interfere with the use made or proposed to be made of such property by the Company or any of the Subsidiaries; the Company and the Subsidiaries occupy their leased properties under valid and binding leases conforming to the description thereof set forth in the Registration Statement, the General Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.
(m) Authorization of Agreement. The Company has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and any Terms Agreement and to issue, offer and sell the Shares as contemplated by this Agreement or any Terms Agreement; this Agreement has been, and any Terms Agreement will be, duly authorized, executed and delivered by the Company.
(n) Possession of Licenses and Permits. The Company and the Subsidiaries hold all material licenses, certificates and permits from governmental authorities which are necessary to the conduct of their business.
(o) Environmental Laws. With respect to the properties of the Company described in the Registration Statement, the General Disclosure Package and the Prospectus or reflected in the Companys consolidated financial statements included or incorporated by reference therein (the Properties), the Company and the Subsidiaries (i) are in compliance with any and all applicable Federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the protection of human health and safety, the environment or hazardous or toxic substances or wastes, pollutants or contaminants (Environmental Laws), (ii) have obtained all permits, licenses or other approvals required of them under applicable Environmental Laws to conduct their respective businesses and (iii) are in compliance with all terms and conditions of any such permit, license or approval, except where such noncompliance with Environmental Laws, failure to obtain required permits, licenses or other approvals or failure to comply with the terms and conditions of such permits, licenses or approvals are otherwise disclosed in the Registration Statement, the General Disclosure Package and the Prospectus or would not, singly or in the aggregate, have a Material Adverse Effect; and
(i) none of the Company or the Subsidiaries has at any time, and, to the knowledge of the Company, no other party has at any time, handled, buried, stored, retained, refined, transported, processed, manufactured, generated, produced, spilled, allowed to seep, leak, escape or leach, or be pumped, poured, emitted, emptied, discharged, injected, dumped, transferred or otherwise disposed of or dealt with, Hazardous Materials (as hereinafter defined) on, to or from the Properties, which would require remediation under applicable Environmental Laws, other than any such action taken in compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws or by tenants in connection with the ordinary use of residential properties owned by the Company or the Subsidiaries; the Company does not intend to use the Properties or any subsequently acquired properties described in the Registration Statement, the General Disclosure Package or the Prospectus for the purpose of handling, burying, storing, retaining, refining, transporting, processing, manufacturing, generating, producing, spilling, seeping, leaking, escaping, leaching, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, dumping, transferring or otherwise disposing of or dealing with Hazardous Materials other than in compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws;
(ii) the Company does not know of any seepage, leak, escape, leaching, discharge, injection, release, emission, spill, pumping, pouring, emptying or dumping of Hazardous Materials into waters on or adjacent to the Properties or onto lands from which such hazardous or toxic waste of substances might seep, flow or drain into such waters, which would require remediation under applicable Environmental Laws; and
(iii) neither the Company nor any of the Subsidiaries has received notice of, or has knowledge of any occurrence or circumstance which, with notice or passage of time or both, would give rise to, any claim under or pursuant to any Environmental Law pertaining to Hazardous Materials or toxic waste or substances on or originating from the Properties or arising out of the conduct of any such party, including, without limitation, pursuant to any Environmental Law; as used herein, Hazardous Materials shall include, without limitation, any flammable explosives, radioactive materials, hazardous materials, hazardous wastes, hazardous or toxic substances, or related