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Richfield Village

168 A Richfield Terrace, Clifton, NJ 07012
18%
93
Reviews
18%
% Recommended
59%
City Average
10/16/14
Prospective Resident

So, after seeing tons of communities around clifton secaucus and edison we decided to finalize richfield village for its location and easy commute to work/college. Rooms are very small but ok for 2-3 people. Our lease got finalize for 15th oct… Full Review ▶

10/08/14
Resident

This place is garbage. Management claims they "recondition" their apartments before turning them over to new residents, which is a lie. When i moved in the apt was in terrible condition. Hardwood floors that they brag about so much on the… Full Review ▶

08/02/14
Resident

Worst ever maintainance.... hot water is huge issue here... sometimes you.dont get hot water for weeks and when.you.complain about it guy name steve yells at you.for no.reason n scream at you.specialy this happens in weekends so you hv no one to… Full Review ▶

02/15/14
Resident

I have lived here for over twenty years. The location is great but the apartment rooms are small. It's a great place to commute to NYC and local areas. Various problems include noise levels due to walls being too thin; too… Full Review ▶

01/03/14
Resident

When I first moved in it wasn't bad at all. As the years went by it only got worse. This is the first apartment I have ever lived in that the rent is withdrawn from your bank account weeks in advance.… Full Review ▶

10/24/13
Resident

RENTERS BEWARE! Management attempted to evict me for non-payment of rent days after they had cashed my rent check. Of course, the case was dismissed but now every time I try to rent an apartment, this case keeps popping up and… Full Review ▶

10/12/13
Resident

I keep calling maintenance for a leak and they never call back. This is getting ridiculous they never show up when you need them. Full Review ▶

08/04/13
Resident

Too expensive for its size. The model will make you feel like its doable, but trust me it isn't. Each room is a tiny box, its not even open space. They have old boilers with serious problems. When you read it… Full Review ▶

06/30/13
Resident

I just moved into this complex and I seriously don't know what all the bad reviews are about. The apartment I moved into is amazing. Everything is new and clean. The wooden floors are shiny and beautiful. And there is no… Full Review ▶

05/13/13
Resident

Terrible apartment complex. I was a resident for 4 years. Initially, it wasn't bad. The apartments are small and affordable. However, that's about where it ends. First thing that you'll notice upon entering a unit is that they're HOT. Not warm,… Full Review ▶

03/27/13
Resident

Overall I am satisfied with this place and I can recommend this property to other people. We rented 1 bedroom apartment from March 2011 to March 2013. The unit is not big but not small either. It was sufficient for a… Full Review ▶

03/14/13
Resident

Apt is too small and expensive. Everything is NOT up-to-date, bathroom ceiling collapsed once and took them to come 2 weeks later to fix it and never painted it white so I just had a plastered ceiling and had to repaint… Full Review ▶

09/25/12
Resident

Rent is cheap,but place is kind of small.- we had a lot of maintenance problem while we live. major thing was the ceiling falls down 2wice. once in the living room, once in the bathroom. maintenance is really not friendly. she… Full Review ▶

07/10/12
Resident

I have lived in Richfield Village for about nine months and cannot wait for my lease to be up. A few months ago I started seeing giant water bugs. These are not average bugs. I had no idea they lived in… Full Review ▶

05/04/12
Resident

If you wanna live at Richfield Terr simple list to do check yourself ,then decided. First floor: Ask them to see basement which is under the all apts.. and see whats is under your apt???.. you are living on the waterbugs… Full Review ▶

01/09/12
Resident

Yes i've lived for 4 years in this place, but i would still say DO NOT MOVE IN. - Pros: 1.Ample parking (in most areas) 2.Convenient transportation to NYC 3.Close to stop n shop 4.Nice ground to take walks in summers… Full Review ▶

12/22/11
Resident

What's up with the trash in this place though? People seem not to respect where they live. All I see is tissues on the ground, potato chips bags, soda cans...the list is endless. I know that there are cleaning guys that… Full Review ▶

09/11/11
Resident

I've lived in this apartment complex for a very long time. I love it here; it's my home. I think the SAME people who post negative comments should drive around and see how large this complex is. I think they walk… Full Review ▶

09/02/11
Resident

Dont move in its not worth it and even if its under new management nothing has changed. I lived there one year and left as soon as my lease was up. Workers are so rude! and i just got me security… Full Review ▶

08/21/11
Resident

I have been a tenant here for several years. When I first moved to Richfield Village, it was admittedly not a luxury apartment, but it was not that bad. Over the course of the last few years, the complex has taken… Full Review ▶

07/31/11
Resident

OK when I first moved here they showed us the model which is way different than the actual ( if you consider moving ask to see the actual apartment or don't sign)Now full disclosure I live in one of the old… Full Review ▶

06/20/11
Resident

DON'T rent here. We had a fantastic two year stay at this complex only to discover that upon leaving, we were being screwed out of our security deposit. Not only that, but they said that we didn't pay our rent checks… Full Review ▶

05/17/11
Prospective Resident

I am interested in renting a unit in the Richfield Village apts. After seeing the price in comparison to the location, its a great deal- (or maybe not so much???) I came across this site which (although EXTREMELY helpful) crushed every… Full Review ▶

03/25/11
Prospective Resident

The apt is economical - you will not get a lower rent than this closer to Manhattan. However, talking about the apt, you get what you pay for. The heating is terrible, there is no control. The bathtub chokes up all… Full Review ▶

03/07/11
Resident

Hi, I would like to start to my review by reviewing the options offered by this website. First, I lived in this complex for one year. My rent was $1025, but now the rent is $1075 for one bedroom. I can… Full Review ▶

02/22/11
Resident

To all who are planning to rent an apartment in Richfield Village Apartments The office staff is horrible, careless, ruthless and very indicipline. There are two lady (Girls), who show you an apartment and talk sweet crap. But when you try… Full Review ▶

02/06/11
Resident

I think the worst thing about my apartment is the heat, which you can't control. They would regularly heat it up 80 degrees which runs from October through April/May. It went as high as 90 degrees when I was there. Richfield… Full Review ▶

02/05/11
Resident

When I found this place, I couldn't wait to move my family in. A large spacious apartment for a reasonable price around everything. Right now, it is a nice comfortable 72 degrees. Even with all this snow, most of the snow… Full Review ▶

01/19/11
Resident

First of all anybody who says anything positive about this place must work for them......These apartments are so tiny n people around here must be nasty....in the spring I saw about 8 palmetto bugs in my daughters room or closets.....they are… Full Review ▶

01/15/11
Resident

Well, I could write book on the horrible treatment I've had with the maintenece in this complex. They are unprofessional, rude, disrespectful, and beyond slow when it comes to repairs and upkeep. For example- I was away on vacation for an… Full Review ▶

01/14/11
Resident

40 plus yrs here--have found the staff overly courteous--and maintenance superb!!! thats why we are here so long---a home is what you make it--an apt is also what you make it--if you treat it as someone elses property it is not… Full Review ▶

01/02/11
Resident

I have lived here less than 1 year and I can not wait to move out. The leasing and maintenance office people are completely rude and basically ignore all concerns and questions that you may have. A couple of times that… Full Review ▶

12/09/10
Resident

Since I've moved in, I've dealt with a broken dishwasher...It's been 7 months already and guess what? It's still broken!!! Now the heat is crazy and my kids are sweating every night... we can't sleep and they don't do anything about… Full Review ▶

11/08/10
Resident

Holy cow!! I have lived here for only a few months now and from the beginning I knew I should have never signed that lease!!! First they tell me the apartment was just cleaned and I took their word for it!!… Full Review ▶

09/18/10
Resident

I am a long term Tenant at Richfield Village and I do not like to waste time by repeating myself so I will include a link here to a posting that I wrote last year in Sept 2010 for those who… Full Review ▶

07/30/10
Resident

Let me start by saying when I read the apartment reviews for Richfield Village Apartments, it almost STOPPED me from moving here. Well, it actually scared me. My mother-in-law moved here before us, and kept telling us what a pleasure it… Full Review ▶

04/18/10
Resident

The maintinence department is exceptional and always get the job done no matter how big or small. The porters that work here (mainly the one that drives the older truck) is always on top of keeping the complex clean and can… Full Review ▶

04/13/10
Resident

Richfield apartment management will cheat you. They will deduct most of your money from security deposit saying cleaning / damage charges. I got professional cleaners cleaning the apartment before vacating but saw few hundred dollar deducted from my security for excessive… Full Review ▶

03/30/10
Resident

I've lived many years in different apts, both in NYC and NJ. This by far was the worst place I have ever lived in. The office was very frustrating to deal with, they barely could answer your questions. By far -… Full Review ▶

02/14/10
Prospective Resident

I am looking for apartments and this Richfield complex seems very nice (pictures, good city, etc). After reading all commentaries, I guess they brought me down to earth. But is it that bad? how can a place in a good city… Full Review ▶

01/14/10
Prospective Resident

I have a question...are all of these reviews based on apartments? Because I am going to look at one of the "Duplex" townhouses and I'm wondering if it would be a complete waste of my time. Anyone have any comments on… Full Review ▶

12/29/09
Resident

Don't rent here 1) Hotter than h3ll. You cannot control the heat. Period. 2) They won't let you see the apartment that you want to rent. Closet space is minimal and the apartments are tiny. 3) Management will constantly send you… Full Review ▶

12/14/09
Prospective Resident

Heeeeeeelp Im a single 28 year old female who was just approved to live here! I was excited, and pretty impressed w/the model apartment because its renovated! as I am told all of the units are! I used to live in… Full Review ▶

11/29/09
Resident

We lived at Richfield village apartments in Clifton for 1 year. This is a great apartment complex for anyone looking for affordable living with excellent proximity to NYC. Commute to the city is available right from your doorsteps. Additionally the management… Full Review ▶

10/22/09
Resident

This place is a hellhole. Plain and simple. Two of our cars were broken into. There is never any parking past 4pm. Paper thin walls. The nastiest "management" you can imagine...don't call with a concern! The manager or some other ghetto… Full Review ▶

09/14/09
Resident

My mother lived in this community for 25 years, she just had to move to Florida to live with her brother for health reasons. The leasing and maintenance staff helped me with her move out proceedure and we received every cent… Full Review ▶

09/08/09
Prospective Resident

WOW is how im gonna start this one! Richfield should be ashame of themselves for showing that model apartment when the apartment the tenant is going to get looks nothing, I MEAN NOTHING LIKE THE MODEL!!!!!!!!!!!!! This place looks like it… Full Review ▶

08/31/09
Resident

Ridiculously expensive for nothing! SMALL, outdated apartments, no amenities (h/hw--big deal!) no parking after 4pm, nasty office staff, cars get broken into, and don't ever EVER try to break your lease...you'd have a better chance of winning the Mega Millions. Please… Full Review ▶

08/14/09
Resident

The Rental Dept along with the Maintenance Dept are HORRIBLE! They are useless and lacking with everything Full Review ▶

04/04/09
Resident

my husband and i moved here from nyc after we got married in june of 2008. We were looking for a more queit neighborhood and decent pricing. this apartment community is not terrible but i dont think its worth the money.… Full Review ▶

03/28/09
Resident

Today is Mon., March 1, 2010. If you are thinking of renting an apartment at Richfield Village, just take a ride around the apartment complex and notice the horrible shoveling and plowing job done after Thursday's snow storm. Walkways are barely… Full Review ▶

02/03/09
Resident

I have lived in this village community for three years. The Maintenance service in the apartment and the up-keep of the landscape(winter/summer) is exceptional. This Village complies with all the housing standards mandated by the State of New Jersey. I am… Full Review ▶

12/23/08
Resident

first the good :its near rt 46 ,3 and parkway (for a quick getaway) now the bad: the heat is nuts and you cant shut it off (that is when its working).somehow every outside insect finds its way inside no matter… Full Review ▶

11/14/08
Resident

Good: I stayed here for past 6 months and it was really nice place to live. Good park. Transportation to NY, Passaic is just near by. Grocery and pharmacy malls and also elementary school is close by. Seemed to be very… Full Review ▶

11/11/08
Resident

I have previously written generally nice things about this place in an effort to build it up (I am the type of person to try to improve anything in which I am involved). I moved out in August. As stated before,… Full Review ▶

09/30/08
Resident

I am writing to state that management of the property is terrible. First the move in left us asking for proper extermination and to make certain repairs.. Of a list of five items 1 was fixed and we bought the bug… Full Review ▶

09/21/08
Resident

My fiancee and I have been living here for almost a year, and we really like it here. We always feel safe and we've only had some bug problems (which can happen anywhere and the problem rarely happens). The heat in… Full Review ▶

07/09/08
Resident

Do NOT move in, I repeat, do NOT move in. I've lived here way too long and unfortunately, at the present time, I cannot move out. This place is crawling with bugs and whatever you do, however many times you call… Full Review ▶

03/01/08
Resident

I've been here for four years and my overall opinion, with respect to where I live, is that the place is decent. If you're lucky enough to get a decent apartment like I have then you won't have to worry too… Full Review ▶

08/16/07
Resident

ive been i this apartment for 10 years. the rent prices are great. yes the walls can be thin, but thats apartment living, all apartment's walls are thin. If you want real privacy, buy a house. Ive never had a real… Full Review ▶

04/06/07
Resident

An average apartment- we lived here for a year and a half- parking is so-so-as soon as 6pm hits the parking lots are filled. Maintenance usually takes awhile to come, and when they do come they just walk in with or… Full Review ▶

02/05/07
Resident

We love living here. It sure as hell beats living on campus at school. I mean the apartment gets a little dusty, and you can hear neighbors its certaintly not horrible. THe only thing that I absolutely can not take is… Full Review ▶

05/10/06
Resident

All of the people who wrote negative reviews are pathetic. Compared to NYC and many other apartments, living in Richfield Village is great. Decent sized apartments, the maintenance dept is relatively prompt and the parking is ample. There are always spots… Full Review ▶

05/07/06
Resident

This place is horrible. I've lived here for almost a year and am NOT renewing my lease. First of all, the model apartment makes it look great - but that's what "demos" do... Lie. So far I've had several plumbing problems,… Full Review ▶

03/24/06
Resident

Not sure what all the hostility is about. I moved here in February and love it. It's nice to move into an apartment and have all new cabinets and appliances. Considering what rental rates are these days it don't think the… Full Review ▶

03/17/06
Resident

It has been over a week and management will not provide heat after 7 PM. It is so ICY COLD at night and in the morning. I have to turn on the gas stove every evening and in the morning before… Full Review ▶

03/16/06
Resident

I recently wrote a review about how I loved this place. Well, now that I am here longer, I take SOME of the things back. Specifically, mold issues. It really does smell like mold in my apartment all over the stairs… Full Review ▶

03/10/06
Resident

so far so good for us. my husband and i just moved into a renovated 1 br about 2 months ago. all the appliances are brand new and the apt is really clean. the heat is high but we have lived… Full Review ▶

02/19/06
Resident

Richfield Village are the worst apartments I ever seen. Maintenance dept. is horrible. You have to call them over and over just to replace the light bulb on the exterior light outside the apartments. Just recently my radiators in my bathroom… Full Review ▶

12/27/05
Resident

I have lived here for the past 5 years and the only thing keeping me here is that I work about a minute from my apartment. Over the past 5 years this place has gone to hell. Maintenance is non-existant and… Full Review ▶

11/02/05
Resident

I rented a upgraded apartment. The complex said they only rent upgaded apartments now. All my apliances are new and work great. The apartments are beautiful.So far the only complaint I have is that the heat came on early and I… Full Review ▶

10/13/04
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09/30/04
Resident

I've lived here from 1998-2004. I just dropped off my keys today, and am so happy to be out of here. The first few years were okay, then an outside maintenance company was brought in. From this point onward, things went… Full Review ▶

07/28/04
Resident

I have lived here for 3 years. 2 years back maintenance dept was ok , you have call 3 times they would come to fix it.
But recently they have started threatening to charge for anything they do ..even if it… Full Review ▶

06/01/04
Resident

This is, by far, the mostly costly and least desirable rental I have ever lived in my entire life. Stifling, suffocating 88 degree temps during the winter months from uncontrollable heat. In fact, I suffered the entire winter with respiratory and… Full Review ▶

03/25/04
Resident

After almost 4 years here, I´d have to say my stay here has been slightly above average. I live in a 1 bedroom, 2nd floor unit and I definitely recommend an upstairs unit. The last few winters have been very cold… Full Review ▶

02/27/04
Resident

I tried to make a "part 2" of my review and it just replaced my old review. This web site sux more than my apartment. Anyway, Richfield village sux. That´s all. Full Review ▶

02/04/04
Resident

The first 2 years were the good. Pristine landscaping, top notch maintenance crew and thing were kept up very nicely. A true garden apartment complex.

The next 2 years were the bad,. tghings started going downhill fast. Mainteneace was contracted… Full Review ▶

01/16/04
Resident

I?ve lived here since July 2003 and it?s absolutely ridiculous. The people in the renting office are rude and inempt. The maintenance people do not fix anything. The apartment is freezing with a broken radiator and they haven?t fixed it. The… Full Review ▶

12/30/03
Resident

It is not worth for amount of rent they charge for. There is no facility provided at all. All you are getting is a box. No refrigerators,no temperature controlers.
They have their own time of turning it on or off regardless… Full Review ▶

12/17/03
Resident

Since April, I´ve found this is really not the place I had envisioned. It fit my price range and the office staff were pleasant but as time went on I regretted signing my lease. Heat is not under your control so… Full Review ▶

11/02/03
Resident

This place is a PRISON not an appartment complex.



We have lived here for three years.

I live on the first floor(2 bed room)with my wife and 6 year old daughter.
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Our appartment is above the boiler room.They have… Full Review ▶

10/08/03
Resident

First of all the maintainence dept is the most under handed lying crew of people ever assembled. They walk into your apt without any notice. (I have witnesses). They hand out notices on current events but for some reason they wind… Full Review ▶

09/26/03
Resident

Rent is around 850 for 1 bedroom and
around 1000 for 2 bedroom.

But the bedroom is so small 10x12 hardly fits your bed.

There are 2 closets which are very small to fit even 1 person stuff.
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07/17/03
Resident

First, Richfield Village does a very bad job of preparing an apartment for you to move into. Be prepared to mop, dust, and scrub, especially the bathroom and kitchen.
Some apartments do not have bedroom
closet-doors so your clothes will be… Full Review ▶

07/04/03
Resident

The Bad:


- The place is old, things will crack, and break. The maintenance staff does a decent enough job to try and fix things. But they are kept very busy, you will be on a first name basis with the… Full Review ▶

04/16/03
Resident

We have lived here for three years and every year seem to get worse. The worse part of living here is the MAINTENANCE department. They all have an attitude. They are very late when you call with a problem even with… Full Review ▶

03/21/03
Resident

I´ve been living here since I was a little kid, about 18 years. I am so happy I am done with school and can finally move out. The rent is cheap, especially since we´ve been here so long, but you get… Full Review ▶

02/27/03
Resident

i have been living there for about 6 years. the only complaint i would have is the snow removal. other than that the maintence department is accomidating, i have never had a problem, thought i just called afew times. the rent… Full Review ▶

02/03/03
Resident

this is by far the worst place I have ever lived. Only took them 6 months to get rid of most of the roaches. Apt inspections every other month. People scratch and hit your car in the parking lot. Currently trying… Full Review ▶

09/05/02
Resident

"A reasonably priced apartment in Clifton City with rent control" is how I would characterize this living community. It´s not extremely spacious, closet space is lacking, and you have to supply your own air conditioner and refrigerator. Maintenance can be a… Full Review ▶

02/19/02
Resident

the location couldn´t be better for commuting into NYC, and the prices are SO MUCH cheaper than you´ll find elsewhere, like jersey city or hoboken. but you can tell that the apartments are quite old, and that the rent is cheap.… Full Review ▶

11/13/01
Resident

These apartments are getting a little old, and it sometimes shows, but maintenance is pretty good about coming to you if you bug them. It´s a great location; right by 2 bus stops into NYC and other locations, and very close… Full Review ▶

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Units

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Studio1 $ 969
11 $ 1122
12 $ 1335
21 $ 1345

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  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

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  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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