I agree with everything everyone is saying below... I rent with Walnut Realty Group now and it is amazing how disrespectful this group of people is to us. They did a walk through without notifying us or us being there before we moved in. When we asked for proof of the walk through they said it was "private information" Doubt they ever did it. Don't have a working security system. Have a broken dishwasher and dryer. Holes in the walls. They refused to give us a copy of the lease until someones parent went to the office. So many problems with this company.
Same thing as the guy/girl below me. Things did not get fixed on time. They took more money from us then they should've and we don't have a case against them to prove it. They don't answer our calls. They enter our apartment without 24hr notice. WATCH OUT. They are now "Walnut realty group". Stay away. The new landlords that took over their position at our apartment are GREAT. It's hard to believe how gene and libby could not do what the new landlords do. Oh, because of these as*holes, I was homeless for THREE days and without a properly working dishwasher/washer/shower for a good 2 weeks. Please just stay away.
They breached the lease multiple times, promised to have us moved in on a certain date and had multiple "unforeseen" reasons as to why we couldn't move in on time. The unit still isn't finished, the security system doesn't work (there's already been a robbery due to the lack of security), and they're terrible with response to requests. We don't even have an address outside our building or a way to securely receive mail and packages, and it's almost been a month since they claimed everything would be 100% finished. They're terrible with communication altogether. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN A LEASE WITH THEM. They are unprofessional to say the least, and have been nothing but a major headache. If I could sublet already, I would, but I'd feel bad for whoever had to deal with them after me. They should be held accountable for the violations of the lease they've committed already. Seriously. I'll never make this mistake again.
I haven't even moved in yet and I am already dealing with these assholes. Eugene told me I could move in early, but once I gave him that security deposit, he just happened to catch amnesia. He told Libby that he never told me I could move in early, so I'm pretty much homeless for a day. Now I plan to record all phone conversations, save emails and receipts, and as everyone stated, I plan to send my rent certified. What I should have done was hold on to a portion of the cash until they handed me my key. I already hate them.
This was by far the longest year of my life ...because I lived in such crappy conditions . Affordable Student Housing are crooks and slum lords / horrible property managers. They do not respond to maintenance requests in a timely manner . They always lie about when they received your rent check so you always have to send them certified . They continuously lie about everything . Eugene will basically "wine & dine" you to get into the property and then you meet the his rude wife ..who uses scare tactics to get you to pay extra late fees ! Just stay away from Affordable Student Housing !!!!
Dear Future Tenants of Affordable Student Housing, I would like to have a moment of silence for all the poor souls that just signed their lives aways to Libby and Eugene. Its important to understand that what you just did was done under the impression that Eugene seems to appear to be a great landlord right? Unfortantly, you have been bambozzed, hood-winked, gotcha bitched, and so forth. This all changes the moment your first and last months rent touches his greedy ass fingertips. May the Lawd be with you, he shall see you through.
I wouldnt recommend them at all. I've lived in way better aapartments aaround the temple area. I always had problems with them receiving my rent on time wwhen I know I sent it in early enough. The late fee is well over 10% which is usually the fee for most landlords. I also had to fight them to get my security deposit back.
Hahahah I Totally Agree With Everyone That Posted On This Forum, Gene Is The Worst Property Manager In the Temple U Area. I Love How Affordable Student Housing (Probably Elizabeth) Posted A Good Review As If No One Could Tell... Sounds So Fake !!!
I currently rent through them and have had no problems with the management. They have always taken care of maintenance promptly and are understanding of my schedule as a student. I'm a senior and this is my 3rd off campus apartment. They have the most responsive management/maintenance staff that I've had during my time at Temple. I love my apartment and would definitely renew my lease if I wasn't graduating this May!
I'm renting from them for the 2nd year in a row and I havent had any problems. I transferred from Kutztown and started looking for housing last minute. They gave me a pretty good deal on a room in a brand new house. There were a few maintenance issues but they were taken care of pretty quickly. I locked myself out a couple times too and they sent someone to let me in in less than 30 mins. I'll probably renew again this year.
I agree with the previous review 100% this company is very decwptive and i think it has to do with the rude property managers esp. eugene. He waits till last minute to inform you about any and everything and when its time for you to renew hes ready to kick you out hes horrible and extrememly rude and shady for no reason.
They suck!! They lie and tell you they will fix things and then they don't fix them at all. SEND YOUR RENT CERTIFIED MAIL, because they like to say they didn't receive it on time and make you pay a late fee. Any alterations or things you ask for when seeing the apartment will not be fixed once you sign your lease. They are the most disrespectful property managers ever !!! You will think that there are more than two agents, but there's not...it's a guy that shows the apartments and his fiance who sends you rude emails!!