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The Pointe at South Florida (formerly Jefferson Commons)

3424 Jefferson Commons Drive, Tampa, FL 33613
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28%
167
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28%
% Recommended
59%
City Average
08/17/14
Resident

I've lived here from Fall 2013-Summer 2014, and I'm trapped in a lease for the next year. The clarification for that will follow. The first year was acceptable. The administration was incompetant, yes, but the custodial staff were friendly. The only… Full Review ▶

08/05/14
Resident

The only good thing about this apartment complex WAS the rate. Back in Fall 2012 I signed a 2/2 apt lease for only $509/month, the cheapest around. However, new management has raised prices to $535/month with no upgraded appliances or furniture.… Full Review ▶

07/15/14
Resident

This is the absolute worst place to live. For one they are very unprofessional. When I first moved in back in Aug 2013 I was told I would get a first floor unit, updated appliances, and black leather furniture. On my… Full Review ▶

06/19/14
Resident

The main reason why I moved here was because of the price, and that's about the only good thing there is to say about this place. First off, I complained several times to the office staff about how there is no… Full Review ▶

04/17/14
Resident

As a parent I was concerned and nervous when my son decided to move outside the dorm at USF after his first year.His dorm room was really small and there was no room to do anything.He has lived at The Pointe… Full Review ▶

04/08/14
Resident

The Pointe is a complex you need to do thorough research for before actually signing a contract for a year. The staff and maintenance workers are nice but sometimes they are a bit inexperienced if certain problems rise. Please also take… Full Review ▶

03/25/14
Resident

I could write a long list of horrible things, but the one thing that is the most unbearable is the management. Save yourself the headache. Do not move here. Full Review ▶

03/10/14
Resident

I've been a resident for three years. However, since the new management and them "cleaning house" with all the employees - the place has gone straight down the tube. Especially rent payments. Just this month, I made a rent payment and… Full Review ▶

02/20/14
Resident

Living at the pointe for 3 years,if you have a problem never go to the leasing manager,RUDEEEEEEEEEEE,and she told me if I post comments talking good about her she will send me a gift card of 100 usd?????? Veru rude,never go… Full Review ▶

02/14/14
Resident

I must say that I love living at the Pointe. THe staff is nothing but helpful. I have never found apartments at such a cheap price with all the amenities it has to offer. It is conveniently located near USF and… Full Review ▶

10/06/13
Resident

Worst place to live in the USF area. Multiple buildings run brothels all night long, set up webcams in rooms. Multiple drugs are also sold and used in the buildings. I moved in for four days, and found this situation in… Full Review ▶

07/06/13
Resident

I subleased the apartment I'm currently in, and I have signed to extend my lease for another year. The Pointe is great because it is incredibly cheap to live here. The unit I live in is wonderful, but that might be… Full Review ▶

04/29/13
Resident

A true Unbiased Opinion; I have lived at "The Pointe" now long enough to submit a fair review. Let me start off by saying they have the lowest rates for an all inclusive apartment by the University. This is why I… Full Review ▶

04/11/13
Resident

First of all making it clear to negative reviews whinners. I am NOT an employee with Pointe ============================================================================ Pointe is not a bad place at all . Its cheap. Everything is closeby . Walmart , Target, Aldis, etc. I've lived here… Full Review ▶

04/03/13
Resident

I currently live in an apartment with a roommate doing drugs. I can't have drugs in my apartment given the nature of what I do for a living. I can't even get out of my lease and now I have to… Full Review ▶

01/27/13
Resident

First of all I am going to warm you to NOT move here. Okay so the staff at the apartment are pretty helpful, however, some of them do not know what they are talking about so be careful. The pool is… Full Review ▶

01/14/13
Resident

The Pointe has failed me as a resident, The New property manager is horrible and supposedly too busy to speak to you, the leasing manager is even worse. Very very rude! The new staff hasn't been properly trained. Don't move here!!!!… Full Review ▶

01/14/13
Resident

I am current resident at The Pointe at South Florida, I been living here for two years now and it has been a pleasant experience. I really enjoy their amenities that they have and their affordable price. Even though sometimes I… Full Review ▶

01/09/13
Resident

I have lived at The Pointe for almost two years now! I have developed several friendships here. Recently my two best friends have moved in because I recommended this property to them, along with a few others. My family lives quite… Full Review ▶

10/23/12
Resident

Please do not be a victim to this horrible apartment complex. Like many others I moved here because it was close to campus and had the cheapest rent. I moved in thinking that everything would be fine and I would enjoy… Full Review ▶

10/23/12
Resident

I've lived here going on two years only because my plans fell through in moving into another place. From the exterior it seems like a good deal considering all the amenities of a pool, basketball court, tennis court, lounge area, work… Full Review ▶

07/24/12
Resident

Please read every single rating and take it seriously. I was one of the ones who always doubted negative ratings on this site but I have learned my lesson. First of all, this place should be called "The Pointe Motel" The… Full Review ▶

07/03/12
Resident

Just wanted to share my experience. I moved to The Pointe because it was cheaper and closer to campus than the apartment I was living in prior, and I had a few friends who were moving in at The Pointe as… Full Review ▶

07/03/12
Prospective Resident

I was actually thinking about getting an apartment here. The outside apearance is very nice. Yes, ghetto is what it is surrounded by. The Wal-mart down the street feel like your going into a third world country stricken with poverty. As… Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

the managament will refuse to help. the have acussed me of falsifying theft from my room... additionally, they will tow for any stupid reason. Matinance will show up about over a week after requests are made... i had a jammed toilet… Full Review ▶

05/18/12
Resident

When I moved in last year, my friends had already lived at The Pointe for a year and had told me it wasn't so bad... of course "not so bad" turns out to mean that the entire complex looks run down,… Full Review ▶

05/09/12
Resident

I looked at reviews before i moved and didnt think they were true, but I was wrong! What you pay for is what you get! First of all they do not care who lives in here, because they are alot of… Full Review ▶

05/08/12
Resident

I have had a very positive experience with the maintenance and office staff during my two years living at the Pointe at South Florida. I have encountered 4 maintenance problems, and the staff has always been quick and responsive to address… Full Review ▶

04/30/12
Resident

Besides the obnoxious rude staff, the horribly made appliances, the shootings in the parking lot, the ENDLESS maintenance issues, sketchy dark parking areas, constant noise at all hours, management that refuses to accept when something is THEIR fault and forces you… Full Review ▶

04/24/12
Resident

I have to say i disagree with the other reviews I have lived here for a few years now and the staff has always been very polite and helpful and seem to have things together every time i have had to… Full Review ▶

04/09/12
Resident

I would not suggest living here, seriously keep looking. The staff is very disorganized with applications. They told me after 8 months of living here that they had been charging me for the wrong rent (which I asked about in the… Full Review ▶

04/05/12
Resident

I have been here since August 2011 and live in a 1/1 apartment which is around 800 dollars a month. I can honestly say that these apartments are so-so for your money, but good to start out until one can afford… Full Review ▶

03/04/12
Resident

With The Pointe you're definitely getting the most affordable apts... I've been apartment hunting because my lease is up in a few months, and you definitely can find some cheap places around USF but they'll bill you separately for cable/internet/utilities/water/etc. Here… Full Review ▶

01/10/12
Resident

I lived in a 3/3 and a 1/1 and could not WAITTTTT to leave. Seriously saw shootings (coroners truck and all) and NEVER felt safe. This place is such a bad excuse for student living. I would rather live on campus… Full Review ▶

07/24/11
Resident

do not sign here. It took my roommate having to go to the hospital from her abusive boyfriend before the front office took any action on what me and another roommate were warning the office about. He illegally LIVED in our… Full Review ▶

05/20/11
Resident

I've lived here for 4 years now in a 4/4 and now in a 2/2 overall i think its a great college apartment. Prices are the lowest around paying 469 for a 2 bedroom with only 1 roommate everything included (cable,… Full Review ▶

04/08/11
Resident

When I first moved into The Pointe I had heard a lot of stories about its safety and the quality of the office staff working there. I came in with my guard up and plenty of questions and surprisingly they came… Full Review ▶

04/06/11
Resident

I have been living at the pointe for awhile now and must say that several of the past reviews are very contradicting to my feelings. I entered a 3/3 with two really nice roommates. Yes, the apartments are worn, welcome to… Full Review ▶

04/06/11
Resident

the pointe has a great staff, living here is comfortable. its definitly much better than it was a few years ago. my ca always hosts events and free food and drinks are always available which is good for a college kid… Full Review ▶

04/04/11
Resident

This place is not safe idc what anyone says. They place random people in apartments with out checking with the other roommates. put guys in with girls who are ALONE. they just are not smart and do not think of the… Full Review ▶

02/24/11
Resident

I have lived at the Pointe for over 2 years. I have had a wonderful experience living here and would recommend it to anyone. If I ever have a maintenance issue it is taken care of quickly. Everyone that I have… Full Review ▶

02/23/11
Resident

READ THIS WHOLE THING! You get what you pay for at The Pointe. It's horrible here! I lived in a 4/4 and before I moved in they lost my $1200 deposit and sent me an email saying I needed to turn… Full Review ▶

01/30/11
Resident

This is the worst excuse for student living I have ever seen, they're slum lords!! Don't even bother living here, I recommend you look somewhere else. The exterior is dirty and nasty, the apartments aren't properly cleaned nor maintained, the noise… Full Review ▶

08/21/10
Resident

I had originally written a decent review but my feelings have changed. Unless you fight for stuff here, you won't get anything! My apt was broken into and the manager told us "how do I know it wasn't your friends who… Full Review ▶

08/16/10
Resident

it is a nice place until you have a problem. It once took them 23 days to fix my AC. I called, went to office like every day but.....they never came by. it was around spring break soo it was really… Full Review ▶

04/24/10
Resident

the place is neat. the management is good. but its very very noisy. i have called twice and i have heard my friends have called the security a lot of times. pool is only 4 feet; just to sit down and… Full Review ▶

03/10/10
Resident

Yo the Pointe is the best housing experience I have ever had. I feel like from the people to the property this place is 10's a cross the board. Full Review ▶

11/02/09
Resident

I've been here for a couple of years. Its been under a couple of new managers and it seems to finally have it together, at least more than what it was before. They finally put new stuff in the clubhouse and… Full Review ▶

10/30/09
Resident

I am in my 4th year at USF and have been a resident of The Pointe for almost 3 years. I think this is the perfect place for a college student (unless you're extra picky). There is one flat rate to… Full Review ▶

10/26/09
Resident

Everyone needs to stop by and see Josh..the BEST ACCOUNTANT EVER!!! He's the greatest of all time and should definetly be a model...LOOK OUT TYSON BECKFORD!!! Full Review ▶

10/22/09
Resident

I have lived here for three years and I have noticed a HUGE improvement. First off, the clubhouse has finally been remodeled! There is a pool table, ping pong table, a card table... the computer lab has computers in it!!! They… Full Review ▶

09/02/09
Resident

Not even a subtle name change could disguise the nature of this place. If you're looking to get out on your own and in a close proximity to school or a place to get fried chicken, it's understandable that The Pointe… Full Review ▶

04/01/09
Resident

I've lived at the pointe for about a year and a half now. I would definitely not recommend this place to anyone. Yes, the rent is cheaper than most of the other apartment complexes around here, however you get what you… Full Review ▶

03/31/09
Resident

The rent is cheap. You're finally moving out of that dorm and into your own place with some friends. Sounds like a great idea, right? It is, but not at the Pointe. If you were to speak to ANYONE who lives… Full Review ▶

02/22/09
Resident

So I've lived here since 2005 and was close to leaving until jc became the Pointe. You guys think this is bad? Ever since whoever took over it's turned around alot. Maintenance might still need some changes, but in the office… Full Review ▶

02/20/09
Resident

so at first did not mind living here until i realized that people want rerspect but dont want to give it. the stupid bit.. who lives under me likes to throw parties till the sun comes up, and when me and… Full Review ▶

02/09/09
Resident

I moved in because the rent was cheap for a 4/4 subleased apartment. The apartment wasn't bad after they replaced the carpet and furniture. This is where it all went horrible. My car got busted into within the first month. I… Full Review ▶

02/08/09
Resident

Apparently the regional manager of The Pointe wants the CA's to write something good about The Pointe to boost the ratings, however, don't listen to any of them. When I lived there with my fiance move in time was 12:00 noon… Full Review ▶

01/23/09
Resident

I have lived at the Pointe for about a year and have not had any horror stories. At first I was hesitant to move here but its not bad at all. Tampa area in general may be what people are so… Full Review ▶

01/14/09
Resident

I really do not know how I have been able to live here for two years I cannot wait to leave! The rent is the cheapest around as far as college style living is concerned. However, low rent comes at a… Full Review ▶

12/01/08
Resident

I moved in August 2007, which was my first semster at USF, b/c I did not know anybody in Tampa and need a place to live. When I first moved I had only two roommates, which was great at first, but… Full Review ▶

11/04/08
Resident

I lived in the pointe for one year, and sometimes stay with friends who live here.

This is my experience:

One bedroom in a four bedroom with a 2 shared bathrooms is about 350-375.00 a month. THIS IS THE… Full Review ▶

08/08/08
Resident

I lived here for a few months...mostly because it was so cheap. Personally, i didn't think that it was all that bad. Im a tiny white girl who lived at the very back and wasn't as scared as everyone else seems… Full Review ▶

08/02/08
Resident

I will not repeat anything previously stated, because I completely agree with her horrible experience. This place sucks! When you first move in everything seems fine but... Half the nights I actually stayed there, there were shots being fired outside. According… Full Review ▶

07/17/08
Resident

My name is Amanda Carreras and I am disgusted by this place. I dont recommend this place to anyone. This is my first year on my own and it has been a horrible experience. The staff is rude, inconsiderate and just… Full Review ▶

06/02/08
Resident

This is not the place to live if you are looking forward to a peaceful semester. Management just doesn't give a damn. NO RESPECT: How could you live in an apartment complex with a nonfunctional fitness center. They claim it is… Full Review ▶

01/04/08
Resident

Where to start with this place? Cases of bullets can be found outside your door, confirming that the "popping" sounds you heard the night before were gunshots. Imagine ordering a pizza and being told that the place doesn't deliver there anymore… Full Review ▶

12/14/07
Resident

I lived at then formerly Jefferson Commons 08/2005-06/2005. I couldn't even finish my lease, that is how bad it got. (and I had only one more month to go) Where do I start? First, there was a leak in my bathroom… Full Review ▶

11/04/07
Resident

The Pointe seems to be be in cahoots with the towing company- people get towed for stupid crap al the time and then have to pay $200 to get their car back. also, my ceiling LEAKS in two DIFFERENT PLACES, and… Full Review ▶

10/28/07
Resident

Worthe the money, fortunately they changed the manager. The apts are nice, and the pool is awesome. I have been living here for two years, no pb. You just need to be with nice roomates, same everywhere else. Full Review ▶

09/15/07
Prospective Resident

I play soccer for usf and got a scholarship there. I came into the office and Michael or Mike who is one of the managers hit on me. I asked about prices and he said that he would give me a… Full Review ▶

07/08/07
Prospective Resident

So my sister was interested in this place. Well first thing we pull up and there is two cop cars outside talking to a big group of certain individuals common in Tampa. My dad didn't like that too much. Next, dumpster… Full Review ▶

06/06/07
Resident

I WAS JUST THERE A YEAR AGO AN THAT WAS THE WORST PLACE ANYBODY CAN STAY. I WAS EVEN ASHAME TO BRING MY FAMILY TO COME VISIT ME. IT WAS VERY GHETTO AN NASTY THERE WAS NO PRIVACY AT ALL. I… Full Review ▶

05/24/07
Resident

One word describes this complex......... GHETTO Full Review ▶

03/12/07
Resident

My room had a broken ether net jack when I moved in. I told the management repeatedly and one of the nice ladies actuallly tried, but it has been about 6 months and they still have not fixed it. Even something… Full Review ▶

02/12/07
Resident

A violation of personal rights?
USF students living at The Pointe express frustration over unannounced searches of their private property in their rooms.
By: Joshua Neiderer, News Editor
Issue date: 2/8/07 Section: News
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Shanon Holm, one of… Full Review ▶

02/02/07
Resident

http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?conten live here. Full Review ▶

02/01/07
Resident

http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?conten apartment goes through your stuff.. Full Review ▶

01/12/07
Resident

Seriously wow, like its not some freaking perfect hollywood mansion type place, damn, so stop trying to compare. There is so much provided her for you. If the people would change there ediotic habbits and mature up a bit its all… Full Review ▶

11/17/06
Resident

I contacted the Hillsborough County Sheriffs office and got a crime report for the student apartment properties. OUt of the 10 they had listed these were the ratings.. Worst crime rates 1) Reflections 2) Campus Lodge 3) Avalon Heights 4) Breckenridge… Full Review ▶

11/09/06
Resident

I am in the process of moving out as I was threatened last night to be murdered by a drug dealer. There are 2 different apartments with tenants dealing just in my building alone. The front buildings are nice because they… Full Review ▶

11/08/06
Resident

This place is a complete dump. The staff is a bunch of kids that dont know anything about running a business. Nobody helps you . There is more crime here then anywhere. No is safe. Full Review ▶

11/06/06
Resident

This is by far the worst place ever to live. It is cheap because it is ----. Nothing ever works in the apartments and maintenance takes weeks to fix the problems. I got ROBBED and everything was stolen out of my… Full Review ▶

11/02/06
Resident

I moved into Jefferson Commons to save up some money because I'm a poor college student. Well I guess I got what I paid for. I've been here for six months and my air has broken three times, once it took… Full Review ▶

10/23/06
Resident

(The Point at South Florida) For the money, this appartment is well worth it. I think some USF students here are spoiled and want this place to be like a condo or hotel. Parking is horrible on the first 2 weeks… Full Review ▶

08/26/06
Resident

Do not live hear if you like your money stolen. Make sure keep good records of everything because they will deny that you ever pay anything. They will tell you they lost the database or they will tell you that only… Full Review ▶

07/28/06
Resident

THIS THE WORST PLACE EVER TO LIVE NO ONLY IN THE USF AREA BUT IN ALL OF TAMPA AREA.. THEY COULD TRY TO DO BETTER BUT THEY ARE SO LAZY AND WANT TO GET EVERY PENNY FROM YOU THEY CAN. A… Full Review ▶

07/27/06
Resident

My girlfriend has lived at The Pointe for the last year and it is seriously the most awful place. Two weeks ago, some dude came knocking on her door at 11:30pm on a Friday night, screaming for some chick (that didn't… Full Review ▶

07/25/06
Resident

Complex is majority African-American. People drive nauseautingly fast through the parking lots with obnoxiously loud rap music blaring. Each day, expect at least one car alarm to go off unattended at an undesirable time of day. Walls are thin... loved hearing… Full Review ▶

06/30/06
Resident

This is by far the worst apartment complex in USF community. There is mold in the air condition vents, maintainence take forever to come, and there are drug dealers every where you turn.
When I first moved into Jefferson Commons, now… Full Review ▶

06/01/06
Resident

OUr air conditioning was out for over a month in July. The office staff are incompetent and do not know what it is to be leasing agents!! Full Review ▶

05/31/06
Resident

My complaints:
1. There was a black mold issue that made my roomates and I terribly sick.
2. They took 64 days of complaints to do something. When they did, my roomates and I were asked to leave. For two weeks we… Full Review ▶

04/27/06
Resident

Worst apartment ever, I was robbed while I was home, no one did a thing. Extremely ghetto with high crime rate!!!! Cheap and still not at all worth it!!! Full Review ▶

04/26/06
Resident

This complex is terrible. I know you have read this on dozens of other reviews of this complex but let me tell you that they are all true.

There are lots of parties, noise, car alarms.

The parking situation is terrible.… Full Review ▶

04/21/06
Resident

My complaints include:
-A comforter remained in the tree outside of my window for 9 months.
- I heard gunshots
- The "gate" no longer exists
- Maintenence men walk in unannouced and fix NOTHING!
- The office staff is incapable of reading or… Full Review ▶

03/21/06
Resident

I dont know what you guys are talking about I have never had any problems here, besides the noise, but we are college students so you have to expect some type of noise. Everytime i put in a work order they… Full Review ▶

02/10/06
Resident

By far the worste place I have ever lived. Not only was it old and dirty, but there is never anyone to help when there is a problem. While I lived there the other apartments in my building were broken into… Full Review ▶

02/03/06
Resident

I've been here since 2003, here's my 2 cents (Good and bad points).

Good: Slow but reliable internet, fully furnished, washer/dryer, all utilities included, o.k roommates, parking isn't so bad on this side, never had problems with burglary/theft, spacious bathroom.

Bad: Internet is… Full Review ▶

01/11/06
Resident

You guys are not at home anymore. Mom and dad worked for their perfect house. Maintain you apartment and you won't have any problems. Stop crying like little -------. Full Review ▶

12/29/05
Resident

First off, it was one of the worst living experiences in my entire life! There's poor lighting outside, so drivers have a hard time seeing walkers. I almost got hit 3 times, one stoping about a foot away from my knees.… Full Review ▶

12/07/05
Resident

As parents of a student -- we have found the experience to be just fine. Our daughters apartment was clean when she got there and she and her roomates have kept it that way! She has had no safety problems and… Full Review ▶

11/12/05
Resident

My roommate and I did not have air for almost a month. They would not fix it unles it was over 85 degrees outside. When you're a student and in class all day, you can't call until like 7pm, and of… Full Review ▶

10/28/05
Resident

Its Okay if you're looking for a cheap place and don't care much about your Apt. The nicest part is their main office and club house. They have awful service. And in general their apts. suck. I wouldn't recommend this apt.… Full Review ▶

10/25/05
Resident

My car got dented by staff members playing football in the parking lot. In an attempt to negotiate compensatory damages, office personnels has been saying "the manager is not here" for a week now. What kind of customer service is this?… Full Review ▶

10/12/05
Resident

Management is still just as rude and incompetent as ever. They are unwilling to work with residents; to get anything done you have to go over their heads to the regional manager. It took two weeks for them to get rid… Full Review ▶

10/07/05
Resident

I genuinly like this place. Why? Because it's cheap. Utilities are included. It's furnished. And it has internet connection. If things are being stolen from you, up your own security. If you're afraid of being mugged in the parking lot, learn… Full Review ▶

10/03/05
Resident

All the horror stories are true. Pay the extra money and live somewhere safe! Trust me! Full Review ▶

09/30/05
Resident

The office staff is horrible. The grounds are not well kept. They do not change the air filters nor do they do pest control. Additionally they are always looking for new ways to get money from you. I moved out and… Full Review ▶

09/14/05
Resident

I have been living in Jefferson Commons in Tampa for a year. I have been robed, it is a very unsafe area to live, people play the loudest music ever, have no regards for students who actually study, there is constant… Full Review ▶

08/21/05
Resident

I have been here for over 3 years and hate it. Only reason I stayed is because I hate having to move, it's cheap, and I have no furniture to go anywhere else. Anyways -back to the point -the place is… Full Review ▶

08/21/05
Resident

This place is a joke. They lied to me,treated me like trash, threatened me, tried to evict me and charge me huge fees for supposedly not paying rent because their idiot staff was crediting someone elses account with my rent checks.… Full Review ▶

07/31/05
Resident

Nothing went well for the entire year that I lived here. The people in the office get free rent to work there and really could care less about any resident's issues. I think they pay the two white people to work… Full Review ▶

07/29/05
Resident

I lived in jc for a year and it was the best experience. They had the best parties! The setup is great, you can walk around and look for parties or people to hang out with. The security was always good… Full Review ▶

07/27/05
Resident

It works for me, my buddy bailed on me and didnt come to USF at the last minute. I didnt know anyone when I moved in and I have met alot of people here. Oh yea and there are two really… Full Review ▶

07/20/05
Resident

lap tops stolen from rooms Full Review ▶

07/11/05
Resident

I have lived at this place for 3 years. You may ask why I decided to stay for this long if it is so bad. Well, being a student is not easy and having a job to supplement a nicer apartment… Full Review ▶

07/04/05
Resident

The ownership of Jefferson Commons has changed hands, and with it, a lot of the former suckiness has gone. The office staff is more willing (and able) to help, and maintenance is now ridiculously fast. I needed a new doorknob for… Full Review ▶

07/01/05
Resident

I lived at Jefferson Commons for two years mostly for the reason of convenience to USF and good roommates. Yet, I was constantly frustrated every month with a bill from Jefferson Commons due to overuse of the allowable energy or miscillaneous.… Full Review ▶

06/09/05
Resident

My son was hospitalized and had to break his lease due to extended illness. These creeps went to collection and we had to pay over $2,600 (most of which was late fees and other charges on top of the forteited deposit).… Full Review ▶

06/09/05
Resident

This place is a living hell, with drug dealers openly plying their wares and having loud parties. Forget about security and if you come home late at night - forget about parking in a safe place or anywhere near your apartment.… Full Review ▶

05/12/05
Resident

I had that apartment looking better when i moved out than it did when I moved in. I got broken into 4 times. During a massive rain storm my living room window just blew right in. Took maintenance a few days… Full Review ▶

05/03/05
Resident

MANAGMENT SUCKS, CRIME IS HORRIBLE EVERYONE GETS ROBBED, AND THE MANAGMENT DOES NOT DO NE THING ABOUT IT!@!! STAY FAR FAR AWAY! WASTE OF MONEY! Full Review ▶

04/22/05
Resident

People told me that it was kind of ghetto and to live somewhere else, but it seemed like such a good deal and the rent was a little lower than simillar complexes. I guess in this case you get what you… Full Review ▶

04/21/05
Resident

if you want to live in a place where you can get robbed and mangagment not care you should live here. Or if you want to live in a "gated community" then you should live in a place where the gate… Full Review ▶

04/17/05
Resident

I have lived here for three years and things have been up and down...good and bad. Jefferson Commons was bought by a different company in Jan or Feb and things have been really good. They got rid of the old head… Full Review ▶

03/09/05
Resident

Maintenance is better now, but when i moved in during august it took forever to get a new cabinet in my bathroom. I don't know man....the office staff is pretty cool with me, but they mighta gotten new employees from last… Full Review ▶

03/09/05
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03/01/05
Resident

Ultimately that's what it all comes down to. You are in college style living. Half the people that work in JC live there. Whenever we've had serious complaint they've come to fix whatever was wrong. The littler things are let slide… Full Review ▶

02/01/05
Resident

The parking goddamn sucks --- here. If you hcome home after 12 at night on a weeknight your usually pretty much screwed out of getting a spot. I had to park out side of the comples last night. Last week i… Full Review ▶

10/09/04
Resident

This apartment complex is nothing but sick buildings. My roommate and I had informed management of mold problems for a month and they did nothing so we had a certified mold inspector check the problem. He told us we needed to… Full Review ▶

10/07/04
Resident

We have severe flood damage from the hurricanes and they still haven't come out and done anything about it, it has caused mold the place is disgusting. Everytime we try to get them to come out and do something, they say… Full Review ▶

09/15/04
Resident

This place is horrible. The management is rude and so are your neighbors. No one says hello to you! The place is dirty. Management comes by with their little golf carts and they leave huge mud tracks on the sidewalk that… Full Review ▶

09/13/04
Resident

The management needs to be investigated by the Attorney General of Florida. Additional electricity bills every month ($80 dollars over flat rate for electricity?); no move-out instructions at the end of the term; not allowed to walk through w/ the management… Full Review ▶

08/03/04
Resident

Three months after signing my lease, the managment announced that they had none of my information to move in...this was only ten days before my move in date. Although this is sad, the worst part is that they had lost my… Full Review ▶

07/27/04
Resident

The management of this apartment complex sucks... they are idiots, and don't give a crap about anything except themselves and their money. If you like to party and do drugs this is a good place to live. It's good if you… Full Review ▶

07/11/04
Resident

I moved in in Jefferson commons when it was just build. According to their advertisement one month by the end of the year is free. I lived there for two years and received two month free. After two years I moved… Full Review ▶

07/11/04
Resident

Every month, you will get a bill for electicity even though it's suppose to be included in your rent. There is no parking. Don't leave anything in your car. my car was broken into twice and my neighbors car was stolen.… Full Review ▶

06/23/04
Resident

The actual apartments arnt to bad. BUT DONT EXPECT ANY THING BUT COMPLEET CRAP FROM THE FRONT OFFICE. its almost as if they think its fun to make residents life hell. HOWEVER I HAVE NOTICED A TREND! THE PROPERTY MANAGMENT IS… Full Review ▶

06/15/04
Resident

Unsafe enviroment, poor management, horrible experience.

If your smart you won't rent here. SAFETY IS A MAJOR ISSUE AT THIS PROPERTY. Full Review ▶

06/15/04
Resident

I had one disaster after another happen to me. Included in my experiences: sexual harassment from my drunken upstairs neighbors, having my entire care spraypainted (over $2000 damage) which the apartment complex did absolutely nothing about, my DVD players stolen out… Full Review ▶

06/14/04
Resident

These apartments are fabulous for the new freshman who doesn't have class until 11am. If you actually want to sleep, then you would be wise to look elsewhere. The walls are thin, and there are more people moving around (and screaming,… Full Review ▶

06/14/04
Resident

It is sometimes hard to give a great place a good name because some people are never satisfied. A lot of people talk trash about Jefferson Commons when it is a really great place to live. The staff is great, and… Full Review ▶

06/14/04
Resident

That last comment was obviously from someone that works in the office, because the management sucks. Full Review ▶

06/12/04
Resident

It was cool because I was a freshman last year so i had not furniture. It is better than the dorms and a hell of a lot cheaper. I guess i got good roommates too. The only thing that sucks is… Full Review ▶

06/09/04
Resident

Everyone else is truthful. First of all, its cheap, thats about it. The management is incompetent college drop out losers. They only are nice to you until you sign the lease. Then you are stuck, so they stop caring. The walls… Full Review ▶

06/03/04
Resident

I've lived here since August 2003 and have had nothing but problems with the front office. Unless you have parents or a lawyer locally to yell and scream you can not get any issues solved. I didn't have a key to… Full Review ▶

06/01/04
Resident

i lived in jefferson commons and my roomates used to do drugs in our apartment so i told the front office and all they did was tell my roomates that i told on them and they were going to charge me… Full Review ▶

05/30/04
Resident

I think Jefferson Commons is ok , it could be better! I think its ncier than mot of the collegiant housing. It has reasonable rates and it beats on campus housing. I lived on campus and paid almost $600.00 a month… Full Review ▶

05/28/04
Resident

I'm from New Jersey, so as soon as I saw the pool and all the hot chicks laying out, I signed up. My apartment is okay and the office people are pretty cool. It's alright. Full Review ▶

05/25/04
Resident

I have lived here for 2 years and it's okay. My roommates are cool amd they just got new computers in the lab. Full Review ▶

05/19/04
Resident

I would not live here if you have anything of value. Along with our apartment I know of 12 others that have been broken into over Christmas and Spring Break and thats just on the backside of their lake. Their only… Full Review ▶

05/14/04
Resident

Whoever wrote "A great place to live" must be working for the leasing office or is totally blind. This is not at all a great place to live unless you're the sort of person that likes to deal with BS everyday.… Full Review ▶

05/04/04
Resident

I have lived in JC for 2 years and love it. I read some of the other things people wrote and I think they may be crazy, because it is a COLLEGE COMMUNIY. There are parties, great pool, free tanning bed… Full Review ▶

04/26/04
Resident

currently a resident at jefferson commons, i must say that i hate this place. the management is lazy, dishonest and messy. one time they left a back utility room to one of the buildings open and our internet connection was out… Full Review ▶

04/26/04
Resident

I actually lucked out and had a decent apartment that wasn´t in that bad of shape... But it is definitely noisy, not to mention incosiderate roommates! WIERD noises in the walls and ceilings! But it´s cheap and includes cable, ethernet, and… Full Review ▶

04/23/04
Resident

the only way this place would be appeasing is if you´re 18yrs old and all you´re interested in is partying. Maintenance is terrible. The walls and floors are thin. The grounds are disgusiting and littered with broken bottles that are never… Full Review ▶

04/20/04
Resident

I moved in last fall after a couple months I couldn´t wait to leave. I finally left but it cost me a lot of money to get out of my lease. The complex is noisy at all hours of the night… Full Review ▶

04/12/04
Resident

This is the worst mistake I have ever made. Noise is a constent problem. Your car is at constent risk. Maintainence takes forever. Leasing office loves to find a way to charge you for something. Full Review ▶

04/11/04
Resident

The other reviews are totally right! The management staff can´t get their stories straight...they tell you contradicting info and lies! They put absolutely zero effort into the roommate matching form you fill out...they only match on gender and smoking/NS. My roommate… Full Review ▶

04/05/04
Resident

This is my 4th year living here & I´ve seen it get worse & worse. I kept renewing my lease so I could save money but now that I want out they won´t let me for anything. No matter what reasonable… Full Review ▶

03/31/04
Resident

This place is horrible. I have lived here for 7 months and i have moved bulidings twice. the first set of roommates were dirty and did illicit activity in the commons area. my second roommate broke into my room, bled all… Full Review ▶

03/21/04
Resident

My girlfriend used to live in Jefferson Commons back in 1999-2001 while she was finishing up her degree at USF. Well, I would spend considerable time there and let me tell you....the people at the leasing office were not only completely… Full Review ▶

03/18/04
Resident

Prior to moving, I contacted J.C. 2 weeks in advance to ensure smooth sailing. they ensured me I could move in as soon as i got there...but when I got their they lost my agreement, leaving me to sleep out o… Full Review ▶

03/08/04
Resident

When I first moved there as a junior at USF it was tip top shape. Slowly the less fortunate of the area heard about the low pricing in four debrooms. 2 years I was there and before you knew it, run… Full Review ▶

02/11/04
Resident

the place looks like it was thrown together (you wonder why they only let you see the model...)Plus, the staff suck, no one helps you. the carpet in the closet is missing, and they weont replace it even though i´ve complained.… Full Review ▶

02/11/04
Resident

i know a person that lives there, and it is a bad place to live unless you want to deal with problems the whole year. the people in the office lied to her, beer was thrown all over her vehicle and… Full Review ▶

02/05/04
Resident

not only does jefferson commons try to steal your money. the place is a dump, with broken glass and various other things constantly lying around the grounds. i hate it here and they won´t let me break my lease! no one… Full Review ▶

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