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to start with, the maintenance service here is excellent. they are doing a great job.the maintenance staff are professional, they respond to resident request as soon as possible. they are fast. the service is good but the problem here is the… Full Review ▶
I like living in this community. I am most impressed by the efficiency of the maintenance team. The grounds are also well maintained. However, I think management has to improve the parking facilities. You come home from work and the parking… Full Review ▶
Insatisfactorio tienen muchas reglas pero Ellos no cumplen con buen mantenimiento, el Moho no es bueno para la salud y Ellos no toman en cuenta eso, vivi casi 10 meses con ese Moho y la inundacion cada ves que llovia y… Full Review ▶
I do not recommend this place.The management treat you like you are less than human and they always have a reason to enter your unit and the flooding around the property sucks.Service Coordinator/ maintenance sucks except for Lewin and Dung they… Full Review ▶
I enjoy living at Powder Mill Village. I wish that we could have one temporary visitor's parking permit that my daughter could use when she comes over to work with her autistic brother. Also, I have lost money in the laundry… Full Review ▶
PMV could be better but mgmt office is terrible. Too many residents and not enough parking to accommodate all their vehicles. Forget having overnight guests. Community attracts less than desirable, noisy residents that keep the grounds dirty. Full Review ▶
I couldn't picked a better place living at Powder Mill Village apartments. I moved in 2009 with my sons. since I moved in the service has remained in Excellent standing. The service from the rental office is professional always. The rental… Full Review ▶
I have had the WORST living experience here!! My apartment has been exterminated more 15 times since I lived here and there are still roaches living in my apartment. Maintenance refuse to exterminate the entire building because of cost, which is… Full Review ▶
Worst place I've ever lived. Leasing office is friendly at first then very unhelpful once you're in. Noise is a constant problem. The complex is comprised of mostly low class people with no respect to neighbors, serious noise problems. Parking is… Full Review ▶
This place is a DUMP in the worst way. Roach infested, mold, no parking for guest and a tow happy company. The people in the rental office rude and unprofessional. Full Review ▶
I lived in PMV for 8 years, I have no complaints. The apartments are very spacious, and the staff are very nice. Maintenance are alway prompt. The halls and the grounds are very well kept. Full Review ▶
If you want a happy smile at end of your day!!! PMV is not where you want to live! Full Review ▶
DO NOT MOVE HERE!!!!! The residents are horrible, the maintenance is terrible, and the rental office tries to scam people! When you first visit, the people in the office are nice and welcoming but when you try to move out they… Full Review ▶
I lived in Powder Mill for one year in 2010 needless to say we moved out as soon as the lease was up! This place is horrible! The leasing office staff and I believe the maintenance secretary (whoever she was) were… Full Review ▶
It used to be good because there were shuttles to University of Maryland. But it is not there anymore. I heard of a case that an apartment was broken into, and three laptops inside were stolen. One time there was a… Full Review ▶
Powder Mill Village is a dump No more need be said Full Review ▶
When people write reviews I take it personal. I know how outside people see these reviews and they really will not move cause of what people say!! It's bogus! It's so very easy for someone to write a bad review but… Full Review ▶
What I read here about sums up my experience here at this community. Powder Mill Village is roach infested. I have heard of numerous neighbors having bedbugs, mice and even rats ourtside their patio. Management does nothing to clean these problems… Full Review ▶
Ive lived here for a year and its great. I know people that have lived here for years and they are happy. Its a huge community. If you believe that everyone is going to be please than your crazy. And if… Full Review ▶
I hate PMV! First off the apartments are very old-fashioned especially the kitchen cupboards, They came and put in new countertops and left the same old cupboards even though we complained about them. The stove is a piece of crap, and… Full Review ▶
I. Have lives in PMV for over a year and I can't wait to move. When I first moved in i was impressed by the spacious apartments. First the complex is huge. The parking is notorious. If you do not arrive… Full Review ▶
Moved out in August 2012 and that was one of the best days of my life. Management sucks and the resident services has more attitude then enough. Take the ratings into consideration and beware of these apartment complexes that do not… Full Review ▶
I have lived in PMV for almost 1 year now. It has not been horrible at the least but for my first place, its been decent. I love the space and the inside of the apartment. However, the reason that I… Full Review ▶
My fiancee and I have been here sine the 1st of September. The space is wonderful, the balcony is amazingly huge, and I have a walk in closet the size of a very small room. I'm pleased with PMV. I did… Full Review ▶
I've been here only a week, but this is by far the worst apartment complex I lived in. They first wouldn't make my keys available on the day I was due to move in (their excuse, we're still fixing it). When… Full Review ▶
It is bad, as I'm typing the message I see one walking on my computer. It is so bad that they even share the bed with you. It is so bad that when I go places with my baby and he… Full Review ▶
I have lived here for many years and it's crazy how I only see bad reviews. I know that everyone's experience will be different. No matter were you live, but this is ridiculous! I wish that the residents that are satisfied… Full Review ▶
I would not recommend this community even to my worst enemy. The community is infested with roaches-no matter how many times they fumagate and your individual efforts to combat the situation. Secondly, they are cheats-my bank sent them two(2) checks for… Full Review ▶
I am UMD graduate student who decided to live in PMV to be close to UMD campus. What a mistake!!!! This is by far the worst apartment buildings I have ever lived in! If you love roaches this place is yours!!!… Full Review ▶
My experience here has been terrible. I am a graduate student who wanted to be close to UMD without paying alot. There are roaches year round, particularly in the summer and fall. I kill about 4 per day on average. The… Full Review ▶
I have been living here for a year now i always thought the place look ghetto but it was cheap so i said ok well lets try it out WRONG IDEA ever since day 1 roaches everywhere call to complain they… Full Review ▶
I have been living at Powder Mill Village for 6 months, and my experience has been terrible. First of all, this place is heavily infested with roaches. My roommates and I are almost immaculate- we never leave dishes in the sink,… Full Review ▶
Me and my 2 friends have lived at Powder Mill for almost 2 years and it has been terrible since the beginning. FREQUENT exterminations for roach. Maintenance issues that either mess with the water or electricity seem to pop up ever… Full Review ▶
I have been here for exactly one year. Even at the outset, we have had problems with the staff losing our application information and changing the lease just prior to our signing it to accommodate their own apartment amenities changes. When… Full Review ▶
Powder Mill Village provides EXCELLENT service. I love my apartment and the friendly helpful staff. This is the only community I have found that includes all of the utilities. I am a University of Maryland Graduate student and I do not… Full Review ▶
I lived in Powder Mill for a year and half. In my time there, the biggest issue that I had was the bugs. The maintenance people come when you call them, it really did not take a lot to get them… Full Review ▶
Me and my boyfriend live here a young couple so we're pretty reasonable but really this is ridiculous. Let me start by saying people in the rental office are rude as hell I went there this month to drop off my… Full Review ▶
Things started off badly when my roommate and I went to move in last year. The actual DAY of our move-in, they changed the apt. we were supposed to move in to. Of course, I had already changed my address with… Full Review ▶
I've lived @ Powder Mill for a year - my older sis and bro have lived here for over 10 years, so I took it upon good authority that I would be happy and wouldn't have to move again (i had… Full Review ▶
I have live all over the united states and I have to say this place was the worst. the office staff was inept and the maintenace guys were slow to respond and generaly useless. One maintenace man actually cused my out… Full Review ▶
I have lived here since 07/2008. Several things I think are hard to improve for management office, because they have got used to it. First, cockroaches wander in droves at kitchen and bathroom day and night. Landlord had exterminator treat this… Full Review ▶
I wrote a review a while back saying this place is not that bad. However I've changed my mind since then and I'm back to say, DO NOT MOVE HERE!! Things have gone down hill significantly. Gunshots outside our building (we… Full Review ▶
First off, this place isn't all bad (just 95% bad) there are some good and decent people who live there and it is located near two schools so it's relatively safe and cheap. The low level service and maintenance people are… Full Review ▶
My fiancee and I have been living here for a full year. When we first moved here, I was prepared for the bugs because all of the reviews said that the buildings had them, so I wasn't THAT freaked out. Let… Full Review ▶
omg! the only thing i hate, is the" parking" . i can't beleive this is my life now. i have to fly home before 7pm. really, i need to be home @6:30 pm. i can't go to the store when i… Full Review ▶
Be sure your apartment is on the edge of the community, and parking is not an issue at all. I have a laundry room in my building, but not every building does. If this is important to you, confirm. Apartment layout… Full Review ▶
I hate this place...where to start?Ok first of all I have to say that this place has gotten so GHETTO and the maintenance is horrible. I lived at the top floor and had a problem with an annoying squirrel scratching it's… Full Review ▶
To start off with this is the first apartment I've had in the area, I just moved here from out of state so my opinion may be a bit skewed by the fact that I don't know and don't particularly like… Full Review ▶
This place sucks...unless you go to UMD, keep looking. I've lived here for two years too long, hoping that it would get better. I've put in my notice because there is just no getting better. I bought the GREAT SALES PITCH… Full Review ▶
I've been here since January this year and so far I love it here. The staff is very kind and helpful and they try their best to address any questions or problems that you're having. Parking can be a bit of… Full Review ▶
I lived in the PMV for 11 months. The maintenance is ok. But office staff are terrible, not helpful at all. Parking is a big problem. They always like to sue people if you pay rent one or two days late… Full Review ▶
I've lived here for two months now and I'm really enjoying it so far. I think you have to be careful about what part of the complex you choose to live in. I have a top floor apartment at the back… Full Review ▶
It is cheap and all unitility is included, however, You don't feel safe in the local community. The management is not professional. Full Review ▶
I moved here in March of 2006 and I'm patiently waiting for my lease to end. I pay my rent on time and still got notices from them and the sherif's department that I didn't pay. And when I complained about… Full Review ▶
I moved into PMV in 2004 and cannot wait to leave it. At first, I thought it was okay. It was convenient to work and shops, but the apperance left a lot to be desired.
In the 2 years I have… Full Review ▶
This place is adequate. I've lived here for almost two years. The apartments are pretty big. The maintentance staff are great, but the office staff are complete morons, with virtually no exceptions. It's like night and day. Parking is terrible and… Full Review ▶
I don't recommend moving here at all. The majority of the neighbors I've had are terrible. Noise is a constant issue, especially with loud music. Parking is a terrible, terrible hassle. My car has been towed once and people that have… Full Review ▶
This place has the good and the bad apartments. So choose your place carefully, and make sure it isn't the lowest floor.
The good stuff
1) Conveniently located near the beltway. Good if you have a car.
2) Packages are received carefully by leasing… Full Review ▶
I decided to write a review because this site tends to only get the bad ones.
PMV is an ok place to live. Definitely check it out if considering. The management are very good and the maintenance has been good in my… Full Review ▶
Worth it. Good price and I don't pay utilities. Don't have any problems. Great maintenance. Full Review ▶
I agree..there are roach issues. I don't suggest living on the 1st floor. Otherwise, it's was very inexpensive for a very large amount of space for a college student. Would I want to retire there...not so much. Go for it while… Full Review ▶
I have the same complaints about this place that most people do- it's just not a very nice apartment complex. Everything is old and cheap and it shows, they need to do a lot of remodeling if they want to stay… Full Review ▶
Price was def. too good to be true with utilities included. Not only are utilities included they forgot to mention that roaches are included also. We moved into the apartment before we even saw the placed ( STUPID US) thought that… Full Review ▶
the managment made me sign the lease before i see the apartment , sure enough, after i got the key, i found that there is roaches in the bathroom and the kitchen , so i returned the key the second day.… Full Review ▶
WHEN I FIRST MOVED THERE THE NEIGHBORHOOD WAS NICE THATS UNTIL I STARTED SEING THE RATS IN MY THIRD FLOOR APARTMENT! IF YOU NOTICE I SAID NEIGHBORHOOD NOW ITS THE HOOD. I'M NOT SAYING THERES ANY THING WRONG WITH SECT. 8… Full Review ▶
Powder mill village has a lot of loitering in the summer time. The rent is very expensive. The maitenance staff is excellent with keeping up ! The office staff changes every six months so you cant get familiar with any one.… Full Review ▶
Look around for more apartments in the same area, Avoid it, not worth your money and peace of mind. The management is horrible. Full Review ▶
With the price of housing, gas, and other things skyrocketing in this area it is nice to have a place to live that is not only close to everything (reducing the cost of gas) but spacious, all utilities included, and reasonably… Full Review ▶
This place could be worse. For this area, the price isnt bad. But, it can get loud, and annoying. There are no washers and dryers in any of the apartments, theyre in the basements of most of the buildings, but not… Full Review ▶
I don't think the previous poster actually lives here. I have never had aproblem and have lived here for 7 years. The people who work at Powder Mill are always friendly and helpful. I can honestly say that they give 100%… Full Review ▶
I have been living here for 4 years, for the simple reason of cant afford to buy my own place yet.
The employees in the leasing office are more than slightly --------...they SUCK!!! they treat us as if we are not the… Full Review ▶
I have lived here for six years and do not plan to move anytime soon. Everytime I have had a probelm the staff here has always been quick to respond. Once, they didn't respond within 24 hours and I got a… Full Review ▶
I have been living here for 4 year as a Maryland graduate student and am glad that I am leaving. They do not give discount to people who live here long. My rent increased by almost
60% in the 4 years. The… Full Review ▶
I have been a resident here for almost two years. I cannot wait for my lease to be up in October. Even though, I may not have a townhome by then, I am going to stay with relatives or friends until… Full Review ▶
They are constantly doing construction, constantly turning of the water, the air conditioner just kinda works. I have lived in this apartment for 2 years, and everyday I get tired of it. I am moving next month and I cannot wait… Full Review ▶
This place stinks. Trash everywhere. The staff doesn't care. Turn your tails and run from here. You would get better customer service at prison than you do here. I had an issue last month with my toilet being clogged. It took… Full Review ▶
bad kids keyed my car, mold in my apartment and they didnt think it was an emergency, no such thing as security, leak that went on for more than a week under my floor making carpet wet. Full Review ▶
I lived at Powder Mill Village for a year and a half. The duration of my residency was marred with incident after incident. My complaints run the full gamut: Neighbors throwing trash onto our balcony, loud music from all sides at… Full Review ▶
This is the worst place I have every suffered to live. I consider myself a resonable person, but my patience snapped when my apartment was flooded with sewerage coming up from the toilet. First of all, it took two hours for… Full Review ▶
There is a discount for UMCP students.
For last 4 years, good price for me.
under $700 including all utilities. They are increasing the price, so I am leaving.
The highest floor is less noisy.
Avoid the location close to the high school and I95.
some… Full Review ▶
Car was broken into the first day I moved in, withing 3 hours. Terrible and unsafe area for anyone walking alone. Very VERY SHADY! Full Review ▶
This is not the ideal neighborhood I would want to live in. But if you don't have the money, it is better than Anacostia. There is a roach problem in many buildings that the property owners refuse to properly address as… Full Review ▶
theres dog ---- everywhere here and they have little fake bloods running around here led by a high school drop out a punk named DARRAN NICK NAME Jewels / besides this crap they dont give any real discounts / they need… Full Review ▶
We moved in for less than half year and already got skrewed up by their staff twice. We set up automatic rent deduction from our credit card. The first time they charge the card, they got a message from the credit… Full Review ▶
I thought everything would be pretty nice when I moved in. Great perks include: paid utilities, conveniently close to everything, military discount, and 24 hour maintenance.
Then I moved in...I signed a 1 year lease...Big mistake.
Parking sucks. My car has been… Full Review ▶
I moved into this apartment and two days later I saw roaches in the kitchen crawling thru crackes in the wall. If you don't like to live with roaches this it not the place for you. Management needs to hire a… Full Review ▶
We've been the University of Maryland graduate students for 4 years, last year, we moved here, the only thing we want to say is : it is a terrible place to live! It is much worse than any other places we… Full Review ▶
I've lived in several apartments, and this was the worst by far. Although the apartments were huge and I was able to keep my pets, the place was a wreck. Parking was a nightmare, especially if you wanted to have visitors… Full Review ▶
The appartments over all are decent. They are a on the old side but the rent and size is worth it.
Appartment: Large, decent layout
Parking: Hard to find a spot anywhere near your building after 6 pm.
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pros: cheap; very spacious; very good/quick maintenance; a convenient place to live; relatively safe;
cons: parking is bad, very limited.
noisy. noise that comes from your neighbors: especially when your upstair neighbor with wooden floor and he or his dog… Full Review ▶
I am surprised to read some of the other comments written here. I have lived here for four years and have no plans to move. Maintenence quickly addressed a bug issue once and we have had no lasting problem. Maintenance comes… Full Review ▶
I´ve lived here for a couple of years now and at first it didn´t seem bad. I didn´t realize that while it is generally cheap, it is also definitly the ghetto. There are roach problems everywhere, the maintenance crews just paint… Full Review ▶
Living at this place was the worst 11 months of my life. The apartments are big, but that´s about the only positive. The bathroom was small, and nothing in it worked properly. The kitchen had a roach problem, and the walls… Full Review ▶
I´ve lived here for 18 months, I can´t wait to move. It has become unsafe and uncomfortable. Cars have been broken into, apartments have been robbed, drugs have been reported - and to add to it all the management has done… Full Review ▶
Don´t expect to find any quality apartments that are well-made at this place-- maintenance does quick, ghetto fix-its; walls are cracking; paint that has been there for years can wipe off easily with a wet finger; and cockroaches reign supreme.
Also… Full Review ▶
I have stayed at Powder Mill Village for 2 years and the experiance has been okay.
The price is reasonable for college students
sharing and the location is not far from
the University of Maryland (BUS 86).
Parking: Parking… Full Review ▶
The place does have its perks of decent living space, paid utilities, its pet friendly, and most of all the pool area is probably the nicest in the county. But parking seems to be a common downfall, as well as the… Full Review ▶
You shouldn´t live here!
First, the garbage truck pick up trash between 3 to 5 am in the morning, it´s lousy and shake awhole building!
Second, Roaches are everywhere in the apartment! Full Review ▶
not safe at all. one package was stolen after airborne man left it in front of my door. after 2 weeks, one 17-18 years old black young man broke the window of my apartment, and took away one digital camera even… Full Review ▶
Married to a UMD Grad student, these apartments are exceptional for the price. Having relocated from Ohio, the surrounding area of Powder Mill Village is a shock to the system. I feel safe in the daytime, but stories on the news… Full Review ▶
My boyfriend and I lived at PMV for 1 year in 2001-2002 while attending the Univ. of Maryland. We had a good experience with our apartment - we never came across one rodent or bug the whole time we lived there… Full Review ▶
I have lived in Powder Mill Village for three months now; the parking is bad, and it is very noisy. If you are not parked by 8pm; you will walk far. They tow quickly, my friends car was towed at 12:30… Full Review ▶
Having lived here for 2 years we will not be renewing our lease when it comes up again. The apartment is nice for the amount paid, but not all apartments have carpeting which makes it very noisey for those below. We… Full Review ▶
I loved living in PMV. The office staff was great and very helpful when needed. We had continuous problems with our garbage disposal but maintence is okay.
My only issue with PMV was the parking. It was hell, forget about… Full Review ▶
The apartments are old, but very clean. Since I have been here I have not heard of any break ins or muggings, maybe that is because a police substation is on the premises. Parking does still suck, especially if you live… Full Review ▶
the apartment itself is fine, though the neighbors are VERY loud and the management 1) loves to tow cars and 2)is not overly bright. Full Review ▶
I had few problems, though I rarely interacted with neighbors or management. Parking, as everyone is saying, was bad, especially late at night.
There was a high turn-over for the apartment below mine, so for six months I would hear… Full Review ▶
wwll powder mill is an okay place, parking sucks though.
Roaches only if you have dirty neighbors would you have this problem, roaches tend to scarer though out the building that you live in.
safety: well the good thing is that… Full Review ▶
PMV is decent for Low-Cost housing. Don´t expect the air conditioning to work - Maintenance simply makes the excuse that everything is working fine, despite the inside temperature being 90´ on a 100´ day. Heat works just fine...
I lived… Full Review ▶
I lived at Powder Mill for two years and had zero pest problem, despite it being an older complex. My building had nice neighbors - none of us spoke the same language (about 8 or 9 different ones) but it was… Full Review ▶
Where do I begin?....
1)staff: too frequent communication problems
2)noisy neighbors: who vacuums every night @ 10:00pm not to mention this is when the kids get extremely active
3)parking: don´t leave your house after 6:00pm, otherwise you´re **SOL**
4)maintenance: they are… Full Review ▶
Powder Mill Apartments have really nice-sized bedrooms and is reasonably priced. Having utilities included is a big plus. I´ve found management very helpful and maintenance has been extremely prompt. Problems: really bad neighborhood, no parking. Recent crime: Two people beaten around… Full Review ▶
The setup of the apartments is nice and spacious. I haven´t had any problems with noisy neighbors, although you can hear anything that goes on in the hallway. Parking is terrible. You can never find a spot after 8 pm except… Full Review ▶
NEVER move here...it´s a very unsafe neighborhood, neighbors have absolutely no respect, and are rediculously noisy. Kids are running around at all hours, and I´ve had problems with them banging on my windows to get my pet´s attention...as early as 5… Full Review ▶
Okay, the neighborhood is a little rough, but I never had a problem. The apartments are right next to a pretty bad high school, but again, I never had any real issues. Full Review ▶
If you are samrt you would never move into Powder Mill Village. First off mangemnet is very unresponsive when you have problem with very nosiy neighbors. Second its unsafe, with a couple beatings not to metion my car was broken into… Full Review ▶
I don´t have a problem here, it´s a great apartment for the money, plus it´s in a great location (close to Univ. of MD). I have had no problem with pests in my apart. Maintenance is also very helpful and they… Full Review ▶
The apartments are set-up well, and the inclusion of utilities was a plus, but there was a pest problem, the parking is unsafe and scarce and some of the ugliest people in the world live there. Full Review ▶