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Lighthouse Bay Apartments

8090 Atlantic Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32211
12%
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12%
% Recommended
63%
City Average
04/07/14
Resident

Check with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office (JSO) and look how many times this place is visited by them DAILY! This place is a thug-ridden dump! They'll tell you they're cleaning it up, yet the only people they get rid of are… Full Review ▶

03/07/14
Resident

Now Mathews Crossing is decent apartments. I never had a problem with neighbors, noise, parking or anything. I been a resident since June of 2013. I enter throughout different times of the day and night with no problems. My apartment is… Full Review ▶

01/29/14
Resident

The apartment's name is Matthew's crossing. They been under different management at least 3 times since 2011. Then leasing office ladies prance around acting like there busy. When you need something fixed it take 4 calls and an attitude to get… Full Review ▶

10/23/13
Resident

this place has a 2% rating for a reason. WORST PLACE EVER. lets start with maintenance. our sink was clogged once at my boyfriends moms house, they didn't do anything but told us to never use hot water again!!!! WHAT THE… Full Review ▶

10/21/13
Prospective Resident

MATHEWS CROSSING APARTMENTS are horrible this complex has so many issuses that just isn't in their ad.They have a terrible problem with MOLD to the point that I have seen things terribly infested in less than a month.And they make you… Full Review ▶

06/11/13
Resident

Just moved in here and the management is terrible. They can't keep track of your rent, maintenance is no where to be found, I have both toilets broken and air conditioner broken and I have been here less then half a… Full Review ▶

12/27/12
Resident

First off let me start by saying the other reviews I read about these apartments are dead on! Fortunately my lease is up in April 2013 . I cannot wait!! So anyways these apartments are HORRIBLE! I guess u get what… Full Review ▶

09/04/12
Resident

Now called Matthews Crossing......the staff is very rude and maintenance is the absolute worst!!! I've called several times and went into the office, within a month and a half, about the outside lights on my building being out. They "fixed" the… Full Review ▶

11/26/11
Resident

Let me start off with this Mathews Crossing suck the parking Lott is ragly as hell the will not fix the potholes at all all they do is fill them in then when it rain the filling washes out. therefore making… Full Review ▶

11/22/11
Resident

Alright So I moved here a couple of months and I hate it. This was the worst mistake of my life. I thought I was moving into a nice neighborhood but I guess I was fooled by the people at the… Full Review ▶

09/07/11
Resident

I moved in here in july 2011, this place is a joke it has to be the worst apartments I have ever lived in and seen. I can't wait till our lease is up, management sucks they dont care about anything… Full Review ▶

08/09/11
Prospective Resident

I applied at the apartments here to get a studio. I've never been evicted. Never broke a lease. I've never skipped out on rent. I paid money for the application process and was turned down. For NO reason. Eileen could not… Full Review ▶

03/18/11
Resident

I don't even know where to begin. First off I don't feel save in this place. I wouldn't go out when the sun goes down. Don't let the front fool you with its nice painted look. The back apartments that you… Full Review ▶

03/12/11
Resident

I have lived here for 3 years and it is realy bad 4 people have been shot and killed and cars have been stolen and nobody has done anything about it they say they will but they don't half the apartments… Full Review ▶

08/11/10
Resident

Mathews Crossing Apartments... Me and my husband have been living here since May of 2010. First off let me say that the staff LIED straight to our faces when we were moving in. Josselyn was our "realtor person" that works for… Full Review ▶

07/14/10
Resident

Mathews Crossing is what they call it now. This place is a hole in the ground it is ran down and just plain wore out. half of the people have moved to a better place. Now they are moving anything in… Full Review ▶

07/09/10
Resident

Where do I start! People get shot,mugged,drugs....and that are the good qualitys! This place is the worst I've seen in Jacksonville. I read these reviews and I see that somebody wrote about the manager. Her name is Tongi and she IS… Full Review ▶

05/13/10
Prospective Resident

If there so great now why let PEDOPHILES move in. See for your self. Just search the sex offender database. They let anyone move in there. Suppose to do Background checks. Money talks right?
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04/10/10
Resident

This has been a great apartment community you would want to live here yourself. I've been here for about three years and the change of manager and staff has been great. They are catchcing up on things and have taken out… Full Review ▶

03/09/10
Resident

I had a fairly expensive dogg and when they broke into my apartment along with all my other valubles the even took my dogg )= That is what hurt me the most my dog was like a member of my family… Full Review ▶

02/28/10
Resident

I dont leave their. But my now ex-boyfriend had moved there in July of 2009 to make a better life n move my children and I down their. Only to be gunned and shot to death on July 24,2009 at the… Full Review ▶

02/10/10
Resident

came in through kitchen window, left out through front door.. no doubt surrounding neighbors are the culprits. stole electronics and various personal items.. even a vacum cleaner. please dont live here! laptop, cell phone, dvd player, digital cabel box, tax returns,… Full Review ▶

02/10/10
Resident

The day I signed my lease there was a report in the newspaper about a murder that occurred the previous weekend at this apartment complex. The only positive I can give you about this complex is the price of the rent.… Full Review ▶

01/21/10
Resident

I have been staying here since 2007 when this place was own by McKinley properties. Now it owned by Mayo Group these folk did a little work on the Front building by the road to make it look like they fixed… Full Review ▶

12/31/09
Resident

Don't just take my word for it, see for yourself here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lighthousebaysucks/sets/72157623046771587/ Where should I start? They NEVER deliver on ANY promises, ever! No, that is not an exaggeration. There isn't enough room to detail all of the problems that cropped… Full Review ▶

12/29/09
Prospective Resident

I recently went to lighthouse bay apartments because from the outside view they seem to look like they Have really cleaned up their act. I am a fulltime college student moving from home for the first time, I figured That they… Full Review ▶

12/24/09
Resident

On this Christmas eve around 6:15 p.m., another homicide has been committed at the Lighthouse Bay Apartments. This is ridiculous!!!! I have lived over here a couple of years now and I am surprised I am still living here. It would… Full Review ▶

11/30/09
Resident

Heard from tenants that they recieved papers stuck in the door stating only "come to office immediately".....how unprofessional can you be, they didnt acknowledge who the notw was from or anything....i thought the one my friend had on her door was… Full Review ▶

09/27/09
Resident

This is my second time living in these apartments and Mayo's staff is the absolute worst. Maintenance is the absolute worst! I was here for damn near 2 months last summer with out air conditioning. Everyone who came told me something… Full Review ▶

08/06/09
Resident

This place is horrible. They spend time and money making the front of the buildings and the rental offices look nice. What a scam. They even separated the rental office from the resident's office. Just so you don't overhear the problems.… Full Review ▶

07/29/09
Resident

In all reality everyone that moved to Jacksonville, Florida from Texas, and New Orleans brought Jacksonville down to HELL. Yes, HUD/Section 8 people should not be accepted anywhere! All those kind of people take advantage of the Government and Tax Payers… Full Review ▶

07/29/09
Resident

I moved in December, and have had numerous problems, only one of which has been patched. I've just discovered mold growing in my AC unit, and am waiting for someone to come and "take a look." They "fixed" the leak in… Full Review ▶

07/23/09
Prospective Resident

actually guys, this is all you really need to know; http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/mostpopular/news-article.aspx?storyid=142048&provider=top Lighthouse Bay housing complex should shut down, regroup and start fresh. Next time around, I recommend never allowing any Section-8/housing voucher tenants. They always bring entire communities down. It's very… Full Review ▶

07/08/09
Resident

MAINTENANCE IS HORRIBLE THE TECHS ARE ALWAYS TRYING TO PUSH UP ON YOU RATHER THAN FIX STUFF, ITS DISGUSTING, THEY SMELL LIKE ALCHOL. CORPORATE NEEDS TO DO A RANDOM DRUG TEST I'M SURE THEY ALL WOULD FELL!!!!!!! THE OFFICE STAFF IS… Full Review ▶

04/07/09
Resident

On 3APR09 around 2200 a -------- gentleman got shot four times. This place is pretty lame. Security is a joke. They have a gate that stays open or a guard that will let anyone in, yet they charge $25 for a… Full Review ▶

11/13/08
Resident

I've been in town for several years, and know this Apt facility used to be completely FULL of Dealers and Prostitutes...ooops I mean "Pharmacy Technicans" and "Escorts"!:-) If you ask the Police and research of their 'Blotter-Reports' you will find just… Full Review ▶

10/09/08
Resident

Maintenance has to be reported several times before if ever repairs are complete satisfactorily....the 7 months of my lease...after complaining 7 times to all levels of management...my mailbox never had a door...I could not receive mail at my apartment....BIGGEST PROBLEM...THEY PAINTERS… Full Review ▶

09/25/08
Resident

i've lived in lighthouse bay for 4 months now and since i got here there has been a number of problems which i could forgive but the time frame they use to fix things is not. my dishwasher was broke when… Full Review ▶

09/20/08
Resident

It sucks to live here. I have been living here for over 4 years now and they have gone down. Mainentance is the main problem. I have had the same issue for a year now and when my lease is up… Full Review ▶

09/01/08
Resident

This is the worst place I have ever lived...it is flat out GHETTO!!!!! Maintenance sucks and the office and management staff is even worse! During TS Fay a couple of weeks ago, 100 apartments (including mine) were damaged, and nothing has… Full Review ▶

08/15/08
Resident

TALK ABOUT THE PITTS.. ROACHES ( BIG GROSS FLYING ONES) = NO PEST CONTROL.. THERE HAPPENS TO BE A NUMBER OF POOLS AT LEAST 6 BUT THE ONLY ONE AVAILABLE IS AT THE OFFICE. ALL THE REST ARE SO NASTY YOU… Full Review ▶

07/01/08
Resident

I wish I could give negative marks, because this definitly deserves it. I want nothing to do with this place. Maintence does not take care of anything, the pools are discusting, security is non-existant, and the office people are compleatly useless… Full Review ▶

05/04/08
Resident

I can't wait to get out of these apartments. Maintenance is so SLOW. I have to call about the same issues for over a month and then they still don't fix the problem. Having as many pools as there are, there… Full Review ▶

12/25/07
Resident

you have 6 pools that have nets on the pools. and you want to go swiming and you can't cause they have nets above the water in the pools. and they are no soda machines or snack machines .what happened to… Full Review ▶

12/18/07
Resident

These apartments are a good place for someone young and their first apartment. These apartments need some work to make them better but it is a okay place to live Full Review ▶

11/19/07
Resident

The security gate in the front is a fake. Anyone can come into the complex. The mailbox area is not safe. A friend of my was almost robbed at gun point. The model looks nice. The apartment size is great but… Full Review ▶

03/20/07
Resident

Different name, the staff got even worse then before Especially the Manager, her name is Tani and she is a mega rude and unprofessional B*TCH. Maintenance seems to be a little better now but still an issue getting anything that isn't… Full Review ▶

03/12/07
Resident

Well, they're doing changes and improvements. We're getting the health club back, the pools are being cleaned properly, the grounds are being kept up, the entrances have gained gated access (which hasn't been programmed yet), the maintenance is quicker in response,… Full Review ▶

02/24/07
Resident

shared a 2 br apt with a friend and didnt seem to mind. had to break up a dog fight in our back courtyard and heard helos flying all the time. lots of police noise and activity, but never got to… Full Review ▶

12/15/06
Resident

I moved out of Lighthouse Bay about 2 years ago. I still live in the area, and have been keeping an eye on it. I lived here for 10 years, but could NEVER LIVE HERE the way it is now. I… Full Review ▶

11/09/06
Resident

EVER SINCE YOU HAVE EXCEPTED HUD DO YOU NOT REALIZE THE EXTENT OF PROBLEMS THAT HAVE OCCURED? PEOPLE THAT ARE ABUSING THE SYSTEM ARE MAKING IT WORSE FOR HARD WORKING PEOPLE THAT ARE TRYING TO LIVE PEACEFULLY AND ENDURE NICE THINGS.… Full Review ▶

09/20/06
Resident

this place really sucks.who is Carib Mangament all i know is they suck. can we please get the freaking grass cut not just around the office what about around my apartment.can we get some maintenance men the can actually fix something… Full Review ▶

08/23/06
Resident

I lived here for one year and it couldnt be the worst experience ever. Break-ins, muggings, murders, theft, property damage, etc... If you live here make sure you have about 5 locks on your door, Fear for your life!! Full Review ▶

08/07/06
Resident

I would NOT recommend this place to no one not even my worse enemy. I had a roach in my apartment that was so BIG it scared the living daylights out of me. Also I have repeatedly called maintenance about my… Full Review ▶

08/01/06
Resident

Don't move here...EVER. I didnt know about this site until after I moved out here. I thought I had a pretty good deal when they gave me an employee discount for where I worked. The grass has not been cut since… Full Review ▶

07/26/06
Resident

THIS APARTMENTS SUCKS!! NOTHING EVER GETS FIXED. THE GRASS IS NEVER CUT. THERES ALWAYS LOUD NOISE EVERYWHERE, I CANT SLEEP. GUNS ARE ALWAYS SHOOTINGS OFF. PEOPLE THAT WORK THERE SUCK!!!!!!!!!! THEY NEVER DO ---- ABOUT YOUR PROBLEMS....... YOU CANY GET PIZZA… Full Review ▶

07/21/06
Resident

There is power in numbers. The more complaints, the better! All tenants of Lighthouse Bay Apartments should be allowed to break their leases. The grass is never cut between the apartments, the stairways are rotting, you can't get pizza delivered during… Full Review ▶

07/19/06
Resident

I have been here for 3 years. When I first moved here it was very nice and cozy. But when this new company took over this place turn to hell. They want even cut the dam grass, now thats just plain… Full Review ▶

06/16/06
Resident

I HAVE RECENTLLY BEEN HAVING PROBLEM WITH PESTCONTROL ROACHES EVERYWHERE. ALL THEY CAN TELL ME IS BUY MY OWN PESTCONTROL AND GET RE INBURSED.ITS REALLY GETTING ANNOYING AND IM VERY UPSET THEY DONT EVEN HAVE PESTCONTROL RIGHT NOW AND MY LEASE… Full Review ▶

06/14/06
Resident

Police on property all the time of a crimed that happened. Can't order pizza after dark. Mold and cracks on the walls. There're are whole on the street. The trash is overflowing. Plese don't do it, espically if your going to… Full Review ▶

05/13/06
Resident

I've been in Lighthouse for almost a year now and being a single female it can seem a little unsafe but so far I have had no problems. As for the construction the floorplans are very spacious but the outside is… Full Review ▶

04/26/06
Resident

I survived 6 years in this place,and saw the ups and downs. In 1998, there was not a better value apartment on the Southside. A 1br/1ba 710 sq ft apartment WITH a WD connection - unheard of. Nice, well kept grounds,… Full Review ▶

04/26/06
Resident

I moved my fiance and 8 month old child from Decatur Ga (which I thought was a horrible place to raise a child with all the drugs and crack heads everywhere. I move in here in october and 3 weeks after… Full Review ▶

04/08/06
Resident

I have lived here 2 years now and within the last year these apartments have gone to hell. I have been burglarized and have seen two murders in the last 8mos, one being 20 feet from my front door. The grounds… Full Review ▶

02/09/06
Resident

I'VE BEEN IN LIGHTHOUSE BAY FOR 2 1/2YRS, WHEN I FIRST MOVED IN IT WAS OK HAD MINOR PROBLEMS, THAT TOOK A WHILE TO BE FIXED BUT DEALING WITH MAINTANCE. STAFF IS OK WITH ME, HAD NO COMPLAINTS WITH THEM JUST… Full Review ▶

01/13/06
Resident

Keep in mind: these are very old apartments, and the neighborhood is anything but safe. BUT - the price is good. I've been there almost a year now and the section I live in has been great until recently with some… Full Review ▶

11/30/05
Resident

Well, its been 3 months since my last review. Here's an update... a woman was killed by her ex-boyfriend right in front of me and my neighbors. We were all just hanging outside like we do most Sunday evenings and this… Full Review ▶

11/29/05
Resident

MAN SOME LADY WAS SHOT IN THE FACE AND HER HUSBAND WAS THE ONE WHO DID IT WE HAVE A CRACK HEAD THAT LIVES NEXT TO US WE HEAR GUN SHOTS ALL OF THE TIME. IF YOU HAVE ANY SELF RESPECT… Full Review ▶

11/23/05
Resident

Man this place makes the news like every week! Always a murder or attempted murder here. Why would anyone want to live here? Its scum. If you value your life you would seek a better neighborhood.. this place is gross!! Full Review ▶

09/05/05
Resident

I moved into LHB based on what I saw online. The pics online and in magazines look wonderful but aren't true to what you get. Also, the fitness center has never been open and I've been here well over a year.… Full Review ▶

08/31/05
Resident

If you are single or a couple, this place is fine. I am single and have a 1 bedroom apartment. I am also a school teacher, so they gave me a discount on the rent. 710 sq. feet for only 494… Full Review ▶

08/24/05
Resident

I do agree, that there are better places, but not for the money. Our 2bd/2bth is very spacious for the price we pay. We stay in the front and have had no problems so far, however the kids get a little… Full Review ▶

07/26/05
Resident

I've been living at LHB for a year now and the one and only thing that I have to complain about is when I first moved in, for about a month afterward we had a problem with roaches. Now I wouldn't… Full Review ▶

06/09/05
Resident

I think if you go online to where you come to write reviews before you move and come online and look you might get saved the trouble of moving out here. from what i read on the reviews there is no… Full Review ▶

04/14/05
Resident

After reading all the postings on LB, I am completely appauled, not at LB, but at the people posting. I have never heard so much ignorance in my life. Being from the north, I'm not accustomed to dealing with all these… Full Review ▶

04/10/05
Resident

These apartments are so disgusting. Lemme just say I was researching on the state of Florida's sex offenders list & found that several low lifes reside in this complex. Hello? Don't you need a background check to move in? Apaprently not?… Full Review ▶

04/10/05
Resident

This was my boyfriend and I's first apartment. We were coming from Eagle Harbor/Fleming Island to Jacksonville and didn't know much about the areas...Boy did we learn quick!! It was cheap and we did make a couple friends there...Unfortunately, before we… Full Review ▶

03/30/05
Resident

I wouldn't recommend these apartments to anybody the can afford better. I moved in these apartments under the impression that my apartment would look similar to the model that I was shown. Thats was not the case at all. These apartments… Full Review ▶

03/24/05
Resident

It's cheap, clean and I haven't seen any roaches. As long as you keep your apartment clean, you shouldn't. It's a good place for singles or couples, but I wouldn't recommend trying to live here forever. You get what you pay… Full Review ▶

12/17/04
Resident

You could not pay me to live here. I know someone who does & after hearing what they pay for rent I was outraged! They pay like $700 for a three bedroom. Can you say "rip-off"? I live in a wonderful… Full Review ▶

12/13/04
Resident

KEEP SEEING STATING THAT IT GHETTO AND A HELL HOLE......BUT IVE LIVED HERE FOR 2YRS NOT AND IVE YET TO HAVE ANY OF THE PROBLEMS ANY OF YOU ARE COMPLAINING ABT IVE NEVER HEARD ANY OF THESE MYSTERIOUS GUN SHOTS OR… Full Review ▶

12/13/04
Resident

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11/06/04
Resident

I know someone that lives in these crappy apartments. When I went to pick my stepson up the place reeked to hight heavens of mold, right by his fron door. There was water dripping from some unkonwon source near his front… Full Review ▶

10/03/04
Resident

I have been here for 10 months and i WILL not be renewing my lease this place is a hell hole. Already my boyfriends car got broken into and who ever it was stole his radio and all his cd's from… Full Review ▶

09/17/04
Resident

i liked it better when the fitness center was open. back then it was better then average because of the fitness center. but now its just regular. i will move to any other place with a fitness center! but dont need… Full Review ▶

08/04/04
Resident

I moved in Lighthouse Bay 10 months ago. The apartment I was going to move into fell through at the last moment, so I rushed over here and was able to move in quickly. I thought it was nice at first,… Full Review ▶

07/07/04
Resident

We've lived here for 8 months, and we can't wait to get the hell out. Maintenance takes 2 weeks to answer a call, the front staff tells you to shut up and listen, and for those who say you get what… Full Review ▶

05/29/04
Resident

EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW Full Review ▶

04/30/04
Resident

Staff has been very helpful through some really hard times. I would recommend any one I know to live here. Full Review ▶

04/15/04
Resident

When you go to look at these apartments they show you a very nice looking "model apartment" ha! first we were given the wrong apartment (we were supposed to have washer and dryer connections) and that apartment was barely a step… Full Review ▶

03/09/04
Resident

Well over all I dont see what the problems is that so many people have with this place.
Every complex has it´s faults. First the bad: the fitness center smells but thats to be expected, the office is a bit disorganized… Full Review ▶

02/10/04
Resident

I used to rent at this complex way back in the 80´s, when it was called "Century 21 Apts". It was an okay place to start out, lots of yuppies in here, mostly white people. They even had a dance club… Full Review ▶

01/27/04
Resident

The price is cheap, but you get what you pay for. The apartment is poorly constructed and maintained; when I moved in, there was a crack above my air conditioner, the weatherstripping for the door leaked terribly, none of the closet… Full Review ▶

01/25/04
Resident

They said they were sprying for bugs, but I think they were spraying steriods in the air. Since they left, the roaches have multiplied, and grew wings. They come in through thte sinks and openings in walls.
Smells of old, stale… Full Review ▶

01/19/04
Resident

this complex is horrible, nothing but drug dealers, noise all hours of the night, police constantly there, and the office staff is the worst type of people I have ever dealt with! Full Review ▶

12/29/03
Resident

When my family and I were considering these apartments we were told by two residents as we were leaving "We don´t like white people here" Needless to say we have never gone back. Thank God that happened before we moved there.… Full Review ▶

09/16/03
Resident

Noise laws are not obeyed. Apt nor JSO Enforce. You can film and/or seen this place on "COPS". Maint. Never repairs things on the first go around. Full Review ▶

06/07/03
Resident

Do NOT move to Lighthouse Bay. Don´t even VISIT the place. Save your money.

My wife and I lived there for two and a half miserable years, and while admittedly, it was reasonably priced and nice when we first moved… Full Review ▶

06/02/03
Resident

Not worth the money Full Review ▶

01/11/03
Resident

Many improvements needed. I wouldn´t recommend this place to anyone. I only live here because I don´t want to pay the extra $ to break my lease. My rent increases every year. The service from maintenance is horrible. They can never… Full Review ▶

12/08/02
Resident

A good place to start out, but needs improving Full Review ▶

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