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Cedar Forest Apartments

12835 Cedar Forest Drive, Tampa, FL 33625
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City Average
10/13/14
Verified Resident

I have had a wonderful and affordable experience at Cedar Forest. Going. through a divorce and having 2 children. CF made it affordable for me to be able to support my kids and live in a nice environment!. As for convenience… Full Review ▶

10/13/14
Verified Resident

i am very dissatisfied. he apt. is infested w roaches i am very upset and canot reach anyone in the office and the lighting in the parking lot is very bad. i havent spent one nite in my apartment my apartment… Full Review ▶

09/19/14
Verified Resident

Love it here, Staff has always been very nice and very helpful. When ever I have called the office they have always been prompt in fixing the problem. I always been very satisfy with the service. Awesome people. The only problem… Full Review ▶

08/06/14
Verified Resident

Friendly staff...nice apartment...close to stores...price of the apartments are in my budget being a single mother of 3 children. Jaclyn is amazing...she very friendly and I'm very happy overall with everything so far in my moving process!!! Full Review ▶

06/23/14
Verified Resident

The office people are helfpul. Marco, the maintenance guy is great. The condition of the stairs and hallways are disgusting. I moved in January (7 months ago) and I have yet to see anyone knock down all the spiders and cobbwebs… Full Review ▶

05/19/14
Verified Resident

Ive been here 4 days. The only problem thus far is the pogo stick champs of 2014 living upstairs.I like that there are lights on on each doorway to each apartment at night. I also really like that there is plenty… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
05/06/14
Verified Resident

It was very good. I have everything I need. however my AC units was not working properly the unit was liking water all over the carpet. I call and less than 5 minutes the maintenance were there fixing the problem. the… Full Review ▶

05/02/14
Verified Resident

I have been blessed to have settled at this apt complex the staff is awesome. I would recommend this apt complex to my friends and family. The staff has been able to help with non-related things that have been addressed and… Full Review ▶

04/23/14
Verified Resident

Office staff is very rude and unprofessional. When I called to report a on going issue with my AC for the 7th time in 6 months the office assistant had the nerve to ask when my lease was up.not soon enough… Full Review ▶

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04/16/14
Verified Resident

I was impressed with the initial contact with one of the representatives- who I was told would be out until August-upon moving in I was in tears. I moved into the wrong apartment, it flooded the following day....I will not recommend… Full Review ▶

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02/23/14
Verified Resident

This last year has not been pleasant at all. Too much problems just to get anything done correct and at the end you loose your patience. Frustration and anger is all I can say at this time. Very eager to the… Full Review ▶

02/20/14
Verified Resident

The complex is improving; refurbishments on appliances are needed, as well as a true place for kids to play. I believe once apartments are updated, the high turn would cease. The new staff member Karen is a pleasure and handles things… Full Review ▶

02/04/14
Verified Resident

I like this apt then Beckie all ways friendlier wen we Ned something and I like area because I like convenient access to shopping The other is because the service request are handle faster My plan is renew my lis another… Full Review ▶

02/04/14
Verified Resident

I have lived in the Cedar Forest Community for 3 years now and I have not had any problems. It is peaceful and the people are friendly. I always recommend this community to people who are looking or thinking about moving.… Full Review ▶

01/20/14
Verified Resident

Well it goes something like this! I moved here back in November of 2011 and have not found the desire to leave. After all, everything I "need" is within walking distance that is if you don't mine walking 5 blocks or… Full Review ▶

01/03/14
Verified Resident

all is ok Full Review ▶

12/22/13
Verified Resident

I have lived here now going on 3 years, and it is a great community. The leasing staff is a pleasure to be around and are very eager to make you feel at home at all times. Jacklyn being in charge… Full Review ▶

11/24/13
Verified Resident

it is extremelly frustrating because the jobs done are very poorly done, to the point I have to fix it myself. the response to needs is slow and they do not respong to phone calls. I always have to go to… Full Review ▶

11/13/13
Verified Resident

I feel like I am repetitive but, the Office staff, Jackie, Becky, and Diamond, and maintenance man Marlin, are all Great. We appreciate them. They are all very professional, and kind. Thanks to all of them. Charlotte Kirkpatrick Full Review ▶

10/24/13
Resident

Before I move into mi apartment I had so many problem at the leasing office for one mi apartment was not ready on the date they told me it would be and when I ask the girl at the office why… Full Review ▶

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10/23/13
Verified Resident

My experience has been very pleasant in the last 10 months. No complaints. Every time I have called for any reason, the problems have been fixed very quickly. The staff is very nice also. No problems Full Review ▶

10/18/13
Verified Resident

Everyone is always helpful and things always get taken care of right away. When there is an issue they resolve it quickly. And they are always available to help. The pool is always nice and clean..... Full Review ▶

10/05/13
Resident

Roaches,roaches and more roaches. I can not stop them! Full Review ▶

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09/11/13
Verified Resident

I think this community is very nice & quiet place. I only dislike a few things. The oldness of the apartments. The garbage dump, we should have 2. The rent should be online pay and water should be free. Full Review ▶

09/09/13
Verified Resident

This community may not be the nicest community there existed but the staff members are the most caring, nicest, welcoming people. It gives you that great feeling that you belong and are part of a family and in the end it… Full Review ▶

08/23/13
Verified Resident

Affordable and clean. Nice staff and good neighbors. Been living here for over 2 years, all my issues have been addressed, and the manager is helpful and there when needed. The rest of the staff is also very nice and it's… Full Review ▶

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08/22/13
Verified Resident

Everyone has been extremely helpful and courteous. The only thing that I would change is the age of those allowed to use the fitness center. I have a disabled son who is younger than the posted age that would benefit from… Full Review ▶

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08/19/13
Resident

I put down a deposit back on July to reserve my apartment. I moved in last Saturday and I was appauled by the conditions that these people want to have me and my kids live under. See the thing with Cedar… Full Review ▶

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08/14/13
Verified Resident

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08/06/13
Verified Resident

I am getting ready to resign my fifth lease at Cedar Forest Apartments, I love living here. It has a community feel and the office staff is wonderful. I would definitely recommend our community to everyone. There are several times a… Full Review ▶

07/30/13
Verified Resident

OVERALL IT BEEN OK.....BUT THEY NEED TO CK THERE WATER SRVS THE BILL R OUTRAGES Full Review ▶

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07/17/13
Verified Resident

Good. ONLY PROBLUM IS FINDING A PLACE TO PARK. AND DOGS BARKING. Full Review ▶

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06/17/13
Verified Resident

great! Full Review ▶

05/31/13
Resident

The apartment wasn't new, but it was in relatively good shape. Everything worked and when we had a problem with the refrigerator, a maintenance man came out and fixed it very quickly. Overall, for an economy rental, it's a pretty good… Full Review ▶

05/12/13
Resident

The lease clearly states no pets; yet plenty of tenants have dogs or cats. Walls are very thin, can hear neighbors on below, next door or above you. Apartments can use updating of appliances, professionally installed flooring, just all together refurbishing… Full Review ▶

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08/07/12
Resident

this place is not what it seems to be they dont fixs things right the trash is always full the maintance guys dont tell the office what really wrong with the things they are sent to fix meaning they do half… Full Review ▶

07/31/12
Resident

worst guetto to live.Older sink, cabinets, a/c detonated. Lots of bugs, litlle spiders (indoor), ants...Bathroons without canister medicartion, cable just 60 canals and for update, you need (robbery) deposit $200.00 (thats the same cable:direct tv). Water is not a free as… Full Review ▶

07/15/12
Resident

This place is the worst EVER.. It is a step down from ghetto!!! If u move here u Will regret it... Full Review ▶

07/14/12
Resident

this place is horriblei lived here for over a year now and its always kids running around trying to run in front of your car just very bad kids like a small gang the number one problem is the bugs are… Full Review ▶

12/28/11
Resident

EVERYDAY some form of trash is outside of the compactor (furniture, T.V., bags) shopping carts. The complex looks very tacky and unattractive now. When I first moved in the complex was neat/clean. I have seen more police/ambulance at the complex this… Full Review ▶

08/28/11
Resident

whoever wrote this is nice a place is lying. The office mustve wrote that becauseas of 8/28/11 this place has gotten worse. gang activity has increased drug dealing has increased the office is crap, tey dont give a dam about tenants..they… Full Review ▶

02/02/11
Resident

I love living here. Nice place nice neighbors. Quiet and GREAT location. The girls int he office are great too! Been here about a year now and going to renew!! Full Review ▶

05/12/10
Resident

roaches is what drove me out!! this F***ING PLACE SUCKS!!! ITS DISGUSTING AND TOO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE SMOKING POT AROUND LIL KIDS..OLD OFFICE MANAGER WAS A COKE HEAD ALONG WITH HER HUSBAND..WONDER WHY SHES NOT THE MANAGER ANYMORE..LOL THERES LIMITED SERVICE… Full Review ▶

04/06/10
Resident

staff turnover is embarrasing, gang graffiti i.e. spray painting walls and doors and tearing up stair rails. management is overrated and so is service...There are only about 3 people that work for this property that are worth a good ol pat… Full Review ▶

04/06/10
Prospective Resident

MY DAUGHTER LIVED HERE AND ITS GOT TO BE THE WORST PROJECTS IN TAMPA. THE OFFICE IS RUN BY..FOR THE LACK OF WORDS..STUPID UN-EDUCATED TRASH. I HAVE SEEN VANDELISUM, GANG SIGNS PAINTED, EVEN SEEN WHAT LOOKED LIKE DRUG DEALING RIGHT OUTSIDE… Full Review ▶

09/18/09
Resident

60 chanels for 58 dollars.too much money. the cable suck. for 58 dollars you can get 250 chanels,and they wont aloud you to get Direct tv or dish network in your apt. Full Review ▶

05/19/09
Resident

The rent is cheap because its a income restricted community but if you look around the parking lot its pretty obvious people got around that restriction when you see BMW's, Lexus and what have you. It is pretty quite if you… Full Review ▶

04/21/09
Resident

I have been battling german roaches since the day I moved into these apartments. The office staff does not seem to care or be willing to try any new methods of extermination considering that the methods they have been using for… Full Review ▶

03/03/09
Resident

I used to live there for a while and I could not tell you anyones name from the office, every month when I would go pay my rent there was a new person. The kids with the civics use the back… Full Review ▶

03/01/09
Resident

dis ---- is da bes place i could eva live in. i dnt even need a job i sell my drugs out mi crib an ------- dnt even cur. i gots all ppl livin up in hur an dey aint even… Full Review ▶

02/22/09
Resident

ive been living here for few years and no matter what i do this ----en roaches keep coming. ive putten complains due to marijuana smoking upstairs and the managment has told me to speak with the tendent. ok first of all… Full Review ▶

07/18/08
Resident

i moved in this year and not happy here, there is alot of raoches its discusting not only that the hallways are filthy since i moved here I have not seen nobody cleaned them the only one I see that is… Full Review ▶

06/11/08
Resident

First of all moving in these apartments was the biggest mistake of my life. They are roach infested. the walls are paper thin the carpets turn your feet black when you walk on them, then you tell the office they say… Full Review ▶

12/22/07
Resident

I am tenant, been with cedar forest for 2 and a half years now and never had a problem. There is a huge turn over of the leasing officers, so every time you walk in there s new staff... never the… Full Review ▶

05/06/06
Resident

this place has been a great and safe community. the community is multi-family property. those who qualify gets to live here. I don't see the whole community --------. I see african american, japanese, chinese, and americans. Obviously, the last review had… Full Review ▶

04/30/06
Resident

this apartments complex should be handled and run by more educated people.if you are not -------- then dont waste your time trying to live here. you will only get ahead of the waiting list if you know people because everybody that… Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsSq. Ft.Rent
11761 $ 577
321102 $ 783
321117 $ 783

Amenities

  • Pool

  • Gym

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Laundry in Units

  • Community Center

  • Controlled Access

  • Uncovered Parking

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