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City Point (Formerly Trestles Of Austin Apartments)

1071 Clayton Ln, Austin, TX 78723
13%
115
Reviews
13%
% Recommended
62%
City Average
08/12/14
Resident

Lived here for a year, at first things looked great! The apartment itself was certainly nicer than any I had lived in before but considering I was living down Riverside, that's not saying much. The appliances and counters looked quite nice… Full Review ▶

07/26/14
Resident

DO NOT LIVE HERE! The management is absent. Irresponsible. Unprofessional. Unaccountable. You may think the area is changing, and it is. But this apartment complex is as bad as ever. The police are here a few times a week, just that… Full Review ▶

06/30/14
Resident

Horrible horrible horrible!!!!! Been here 2 years going on three and proud to say that I have gotten smart and finally about to leave this place. I can not wait until my lease is up in 4 months. It seem like… Full Review ▶

10/14/13
Resident

I absolutely do not recommend this place to anyone. Aside from the roach problems, were the bed bugs. Need I say more. And as many times as they said they would get rid of the problem they never did when I… Full Review ▶

08/23/13
Resident

I moved here because I had just graduated from UT, and I was a poor kid out of college. The rent was cheap and there was some good stores nearby, so it seemed like a decent choice. Biggest complaints: I have… Full Review ▶

07/24/13
Resident

Don't not move here unless you like green pools, no water for days each month, no hot water for weeks, loud noises all the time, office staff that don't give a ----, over flowwing trash dumpsters that seem never to get… Full Review ▶

07/20/13
Resident

I agree with previous posters, DO NOT MOVE HERE! Water shuts off, no hot water for weeks. You can hear everything through the floors. I havw seen a woman get beat in the parking lot by her husband. People smoking weed… Full Review ▶

07/11/13
Resident

I highly recommend considering elsewhere to live. When I first visited the complex, I was a little worried. But, they told me that the management company was changing to Greystar; this was the management company of the last apartment complex I… Full Review ▶

07/09/13
Resident

I would not recommend living here to anyone. Ever. I am counting down the days until I can leave in October. Besides the fire that happened last week, I don't feel safe here because of some of the characters I have… Full Review ▶

04/19/13
Resident

While I am very happy with the layout and price of my apartment, the level of noise at this complex has made moving here one of the worst decisions of my life. The floors above my apartment squeek like a 100… Full Review ▶

04/09/13
Resident

I would absolutely not recommend for anybody to live here. The cheap rent isn't worth all of the problems, and trust me there are too many. This place shouldn't be in business. The first and biggest problem was the noise due… Full Review ▶

01/16/13
Resident

This is a great place to live if u luv crack! Pets are allowed and if u don't have one they will be provided in he form of bed bugs and roaches. There is a ridiculous amount of noise not only… Full Review ▶

11/18/12
Resident

I lived at the Trestles of Austin a few years ago, and I wouldn't recommend this property to anyone who wants structure, safety, and professionalism. When I first went into the office, the property seemed to be well kept, and everyone… Full Review ▶

07/21/12
Resident

I recommend it because they have installed brand new kitchen and bathroom floors, new carpet, and have repainted all the walls. Maintenance was fast and installed a new dishwasher and sink, and have brand new covered parking spaces with electrical outlets.… Full Review ▶

05/20/12
Resident

Ive rented a small one bedroom here. the apartment itself is actually a lot nicer than i expected, there are no covered up holes in walls, the stove and cabinets are fairly new, everything is in goodshape. i had a few… Full Review ▶

05/17/12
Resident

I don't pay to live outside of my apartment. That's why the Greenbelt exists. That said, I am really anxious to see the improvements that are planned for Trestles this summer. I just moved in about a month ago (April 2012),… Full Review ▶

04/18/12
Resident

I lived there for two years. 2007-2009.My apt had SEWAGE floating in my bathroom and bedroom 6 THATS 6 TIMES in my last year there and 3-4 the first year. The place is a dump. The board of health closed the… Full Review ▶

03/15/12
Resident

I have been here since September of last year. Rent is relatively cheap and the location is awesome. Easy acces to highway and minutes from downtown. Yes the neighborhood needs improvement and it is getting there. Last management was worthless, slow… Full Review ▶

02/23/12
Resident

So I moved in last summer. Cops have been called alot and on one of those occasions an ambulance stayed for over an hour. Not to mention the fire one Sunday morning. We were on the news. Neighbors are loud bc… Full Review ▶

07/11/11
Resident

My laptop was stolen by a maintenance worker here, and the apartments aren't going pay to replace it - I know it was the maintenance worker because they also stole my TV, and the cops retrieved it and informed me that… Full Review ▶

07/01/11
Resident

The model homes are nice, of course. The staff is pleasant, bonus. My apartment looked great with the age taken into consideration. Rent is affordable. So I signed the lease. 3wks in, no hot water for 4 days; this has happened… Full Review ▶

04/11/11
Resident

I currently live here. I went three months, six work orders, before I got my ac fixed. Now I am going three weeks, two work orders, without a dishwasher. This is my second day without hot water. No one in the… Full Review ▶

02/09/11
Resident

This is an average property, a class C at best. When changing deadbolts between tenants, the maintenance people will often just drop the old ones on the ground, wherever they happen to fall. Repairs, while reasonably quick (a week to 2… Full Review ▶

03/12/10
Resident

I lived in that crap hole for about a year the people who work in the office are dumb!!! Every time I called to say I needed something fixed it would take weeks for them to call out and I had… Full Review ▶

07/25/08
Resident

Over all dispite what others think... This place isn't half bad. Yes there are ALOT of non english speaking -------- which is annoying cause if you need to talk to them you can't. IE the 100 people that live up stairs… Full Review ▶

07/22/08
Resident

Hi, I am a resident here, just moved in not even a month ago.....so far firt of all I moved here because they accept broken leases. It was so easy for me to get aproved. The rent is cheap I have… Full Review ▶

04/23/08
Resident

Noisy, very noisy, no one will help you get rid of the noise. Parking nightmare! Hot water out all the time. No water at all sometimes. Old, run down, mold problems, cockroach infested. No one will come fix anything. They will… Full Review ▶

04/16/08
Resident

I wasn't surprised when I saw the reviews for this complex. I'll start off with the positives: The rent is generally cheap, worked great for me I was able to afford living and going to school while only making 16000 a… Full Review ▶

10/30/07
Resident

I've lived in some pretty bad neighborhoods in the past, but this one tops them all. I moved here about two months ago. Almost on a nightly basis, the Austin Police are here searching someone and their vehicle and then making… Full Review ▶

05/21/07
Resident

When you are signing your lease, you will be told that you will need to pay a deposit unless you qualify. I hope you qualify to not pay it. Also, if you want to have a pet, you will also pay… Full Review ▶

05/03/07
Resident

Keep looking! Here is what will happen when you move here:

- Your car will be hit twice in the first week
- You will be forced to park between two huge trucks knowing that one will put a solid dent in… Full Review ▶

02/20/07
Resident

In order to leave a balenced and unbiased review of this apartment, I will simply list the pros and cons and they are as follows:

The pros:
1. Cheap and affordable especially for the sq footage avaliable
2. very close to 183 and I35
3.… Full Review ▶

02/07/07
Resident

If you enjoy roaches, bad smells, cold showers (our hot water goes out with out warning from time to time, sometimes for days), noisy, trashy neighbors, overflowing dumpsters, loud music and honking at 6 am, rude, inconsiderate, lazy management, inconsistent (at… Full Review ▶

01/27/07
Resident

Lets see, always noisy, always trashy (neighbors like to throw trash everywhere, no one picks it up so it smells alot) When we renewed our lease we were supposed to get $200 off the next months rent. They supposedly "lost" the… Full Review ▶

12/21/06
Resident

I actually read some of the reviews on this website almost a year ago (BEFORE i moved here). I just assumed that the Trestles couldn't POSSIBLY be as bad as the reviews noted. I stand corrected! I am a heavy sleeper,… Full Review ▶

12/18/06
Resident

A COMPLETE WASTE OF TIME/MONEY. Full Review ▶

08/18/06
Resident

I lived at Trestles for about 8 months and broke my lease so that I could move. I first moved in because I was new to Austin and didnt know the area and the UT shuttle was so convenient.

I was… Full Review ▶

06/26/06
Resident

So you can obviously tell which ones are from the staff (probably one of the FEW times they got off their rears to do something) and which ones are from renters who got so upset that they just had to complain.… Full Review ▶

06/06/06
Resident

They are Cheater!!!! Full Review ▶

05/23/06
Resident

You get a large place to live for low rent. Maybe because the neighbors are noisy and employees are less than friendly. But, If you get a third floor apartment and don't interact with the leasing office, you will be fine.… Full Review ▶

04/14/06
Resident

I've lived here now going on 5 Months, and so far things have been pretty cool here. My neighbors seem to be pretty cool and easy to get along with. I have no problems with the lil to no noise at… Full Review ▶

03/02/06
Resident

Dumpiest place in this part of Austin. No joke. Full Review ▶

01/30/06
Resident

When I signed my first lease, the management told me which apartment I’d be living in. However, a few days before move in, they assigned me to a different unit. It wouldn’t have been a big deal, but they didn’t bother… Full Review ▶

12/08/05
Resident

I think that probably the majority of the people who gave 1s all around are angry about something. It is definately NOT heaven.

There is a high crime rate, maintenance is sometimes slow, the walls are thin, there are not a lot… Full Review ▶

11/17/05
Resident

i moved out in august (and paid all my bills, even the water for september since the billing period was soemthing like august 27-september 27th) However, now, 3 months later i get a phonecall from a collection agency saying i need… Full Review ▶

11/09/05
Resident

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10/30/05
Resident

I was unfortunately coerced into moving into the Trestles by an apartment locator (Big Mistake!) a little over a year ago. At first glance the complex doesnt look so bad, but dont be fooled!! Where do I even begin?!

-I have had… Full Review ▶

08/22/05
Resident

Well, all I can say is that I am glad my lease is almost up.

The walls are EXTREMELY THIN! I have had the luck of living above or below people that find it amusing to blast their thump-boombastic music either late… Full Review ▶

08/19/05
Resident

haha, good old trestles.

lets see, my lease is up in october, thank god. my neighbors downstairs moved [only decent neighbors] out their stuff and practically gave the guy a big congrats hug and told him to never turn back.

room mate's… Full Review ▶

07/28/05
Resident

i can hear every little sound. my upstairs neighbors have 5 kids that like to run around. jump around. fjaslkjfklasjf
before it was loud downstairs neighbors having very loud sex and my previous upstairs neighbors fought all the time and the girl… Full Review ▶

07/19/05
Resident

It's a great place to live if you like to break into peoples cars, or climb 3 stories to steal bikes. You won't be caught. I suspect that the police that patrol the area are in on the racket as well.… Full Review ▶

07/18/05
Resident

...because you're about to take one for the team if you move to the glorious Trestles!!! I've lived here for about a year and I can't take anymore. As a female with all female roommates, I've felt more scared in the… Full Review ▶

07/18/05
Resident

I have lived here for almost a year. This is by far the worst place ever. The people below me have screaming matches which echo late into the night (and by night I mean 3 and 4 in the morning). They… Full Review ▶

07/10/05
Resident

The Trestles of is one of the best apartment communities in Austin. Their staff is extraordinary! Any maintenance requests that I have (which are RARE!) are handled SUPER FAST - and VERY professional service. I have lived here 9 months so… Full Review ▶

07/05/05
Resident

The last 24 hours at the trestles. I true story by a real tenant.

9:30 PM
I drove home with my date. She tells me how scary the THREE gangs of people standing around look as we drive through.

12:30 AM
Screams from downstairs.

9:30… Full Review ▶

07/03/05
Resident

i echo the comments i have seen here. it has been more than 3 years since i lived at the trestles and i still feel the stench of it when i here or see the name. the management was horrific. they… Full Review ▶

06/12/05
Resident

The apartment itself is not that bad, especially for the price. However, since living here I have witnessed multiple domestic disturbances, a possible murder, and someone from upstairs was brought down by paramedics on a stretcher - I assume it was… Full Review ▶

05/19/05
Resident

this place really sucks! mgmt. doesn't ever do anything and their spelling on the flyers is very sad. Learn how to spell and write in complete sentences. Know the difference between two and too and gosh they couldn't even abbreviate etc.… Full Review ▶

05/16/05
Resident

I have been waiting to get out of this place, and I finally get to. The crime is outrageous (there was a guy murdered across the street last weekend), the noise is phenominal, the buildings are falling apart.
Management changed a… Full Review ▶

05/01/05
Resident

If you like ghetto people you have come to the right place. Fights, loud music(at all hours), people smoking pot in the hallways and bad times is all I have found here. If you are a policeman, you might as well… Full Review ▶

04/21/05
Resident

I think that it was a good place once. There is a lot of thefts, our 2 trucks were broken into, and the second time we didn't have anything in there but a grease gun. Who needs a grease gun that… Full Review ▶

04/09/05
Resident

and this place sucks, its f**kin ghetto, maintenance takes forever to answer back. the carpets were all stained, scuffs on the walls. its been months since i moved in and everything i found wrong with the apartment when i first moved… Full Review ▶

12/04/04
Resident

I actually read some of the reviews on this website almost a year ago (BEFORE i moved here). I just assumed that the Trestles couldn't POSSIBLY be as bad as the reviews noted. I stand corrected! I am a heavy sleeper,… Full Review ▶

11/27/04
Resident

it's so obvious someone from the staff wrote it. nice try jackass. Full Review ▶

10/18/04
Resident

I have been a resident for a while now. When I first came mostly students lived here. it was very loud and not very friendly, but the management was willing to keep up the place. The apt. complex was sold to… Full Review ▶

09/16/04
Resident

unless you meet both standards: 1. you love rap music; 2. you like to have rap music banging down from #1518, vibrating through your whole apartment, starting from about 7pm and ending at about 5am next morning. It ended at 5:14… Full Review ▶

07/19/04
Resident

HORRIBLE PLACE TO LIVE, they had to fire the security guard for not doing his job and did not inform the complex!! My car was broken into 3 times in a 4 month period, 3 broken windows, the manager suggested that… Full Review ▶

07/09/04
Resident

All I can say is that I'm glad I'm moving out. The place is OK for the price that you pay, but if you like your quiet peaceful time, don't live here. The walls are paper thin, I can hear my… Full Review ▶

06/10/04
Resident

The apartment was ok but the neighborhood is dangerous... Gated Community is not a good deterrent. There is a lot of crime and break ins. They have good size apts and 2 pools but the complex is very old and there… Full Review ▶

06/08/04
Resident

Talk about Bait and Switch. Trestles looks good in the day but God forbid you come here at night unarmed. EVEN THE MANAGERS DOESN'T LIVE HERE (IF YOU DON'T BELIEVE ME CALL AND ASK HER) SO WHAT DOES THAT TELL YOU!… Full Review ▶

05/29/04
Resident

Noisy!!! poorly built with thin walls/floors/ceilings. No UT shuttle. I had to drive a mile away and park illegaly near a bus route or park in west campus and walk a mile to get to class. When I moved out, They… Full Review ▶

04/20/04
Resident

If you live here:

1. Your car will be broken into
2. You will get to hear lots of loud tejano music at all hours if you live on the east side of the complex
3. You will see strange… Full Review ▶

04/09/04
Resident

I think it is funny that people were lured to Cameron Greens from the Trestles! I go to UT and lived at Cameron because they offered the shuttle and a low price. It was not what I imagined it would be.… Full Review ▶

04/01/04
Resident

I have lived here for 4 years, and I have seen Trestles decline over the last 2 years, the last year in particular. Due to poor maintenance, I have had recent problems with both the Management (at Trestles, as well as… Full Review ▶

03/09/04
Resident

This is the worst apartment i ever lived in. It has very thin walls, you can hear your neighbors music really loud. you cant sleep at night. Management really sucks, nothing ever gets done here. Security gates are a joke. Parking… Full Review ▶

02/20/04
Resident

I have lived in this thin walled, welfare friendly complex for 2 years now. I stayed because of its affordability and shuttle access. I was recently informed by the incompetant management that I must move because I am not sucking the… Full Review ▶

02/12/04
Resident

This has got to be the trashiest apartment complex that one of those idiotic apartment locators will take you to.

Everything noted in these other reviews is absolutely accurate.

Here are a few ?choice? memories I will have of… Full Review ▶

02/01/04
Resident

if you live here, the money you save in rent will go towards repeatedly replacing your car sterio and other auto accessories which are sure to be stolen. one bedroom apt´s are often occupied by families of five or six, and… Full Review ▶

01/19/04
Resident

Well this was my first apartment. I agree with people about the thin walls and floors, but I probably do my fair share of disturbing people with my noise. When we first moved in, the place was filthy. However after complaining… Full Review ▶

11/18/03
Resident

Pro:
- Cheap(ish).
- Clean.
- Responsive maintenance.
- No bugs or rodents.
- Campus shuttle route (Cameron Road) runs regularly and can get you to campus in ~10 minutes once you get on the bus.

Con:
- Floors and… Full Review ▶

11/07/03
Resident

I´ve had nothing but problems with the appliances in my apt. The ice machine has broken twice and my refrigerator broke down and caused everything in it to go bad. the floors are super thin so i constantly hear people walking… Full Review ▶

09/24/03
Resident

On the first day, my car was robbed for gas. One month later, that happened again. Ladies, please don´t go there. Full Review ▶

09/05/03
Resident

overall, management at the Trestles was good and maintenance responded quickly to requests. no problems with pests the entire time i lived there. a semi-safe neighborhood during the day, but would not recommend being female and walking around this area alone… Full Review ▶

08/17/03
Resident

I love this place. What other apartment complex includes free sex shows in the pool as part of your lease? We also get to hear people having sex with the specially thin walls to provide optimum sound transmission from one unit… Full Review ▶

08/08/03
Resident

Have you ever wanted to go to Mexico for a summer vacation? Well forget about a vacation, how about living there! Yes, the Trestles Apartments are the closest thing possible. Outside you will find people installing cheap --- stereo systems in… Full Review ▶

07/31/03
Resident

Stayed just 10 months over here but it was 10 months too long.
1. Similar stuff what others have mentioned - security issue, paper thin walls (i pity the people below me...although i tried not to be noisy).
2. Over priced.… Full Review ▶

07/21/03
Resident

The Trestles isn´t nearly as bad as that arm pit College Park that I used to live at, but it finishes a close second. Let me just highlight a few of the more memorable experiences I had during my stay:
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07/16/03
Resident

This apt. complex is a piece of ----. I´ll lay out why.

1) Security blows - the gates are always broken and people tail the REAL residents in the "security gate". The gates break a lot so they´re stuck in… Full Review ▶

07/16/03
Resident

Apart from the numerous complaints mentioned by everyone else, here are some of my observations:
When I got off the bus after classes, I found some scraggly, unbathed bum looking into someone´s window. When I called management to ask that they… Full Review ▶

06/30/03
Resident

I make it a point to keep my apartment clean, but when you have a hole the size of a tennis ball behind your fridge there isn´t much you can do. I had a serious rat problem in my apartment, and… Full Review ▶

06/17/03
Resident

I lived in Trestles for 8 months before our building burned down. The fire was not their fault, but they didn´t have a sprinkler system either.

What was their fault was what happened after the fire. The entire building had… Full Review ▶

06/09/03
Resident

Don´t be fooled by the show the salespeople at this complex put on when they´re trying to get you to lease here. Almost everything I was promised has not been delivered. Here are just a few of the problems I´ve had… Full Review ▶

05/12/03
Resident

First of all when reading the other reviews for this apartment don´t every trust the reviews that have (5-best) for every category. I don´t what place you live at NO place is perfect. If you like living in apartments with paper… Full Review ▶

04/25/03
Resident

Okay location, definitely had management problems, they are working on that. They can be dishonest at times. The maintenance, still after two years of working here can take several days until the problem is fixed. Parking is wonderful, pools and hottubs… Full Review ▶

02/27/03
Resident

The staff is helpful. The property is clean and well maintained. The residents I have met are very friendly. Full Review ▶

02/27/03
Resident

I´ve already left one review, but due to recent events, I thought it would be important to leave another. When I first moved in here, my car stereo was stolen within the first few weeks. A few months into my lease,… Full Review ▶

02/01/03
Resident

I have lived here for a year and when I tell them I´m moving out and want an official move out notice. The ladies in the office like to play childish mindgames with you to keep you there even though you… Full Review ▶

08/22/02
Resident

fellow students, dont be fooled by the semi-luxious appearance of this apartment, this apartment is quite crappy inside.

1. water is frequently being shut off without notice, or the water is milky-color

2. reoccuring plumbing problems that can never… Full Review ▶

07/30/02
Resident

I have personally told everyone I know of to avoid this complex in its entirety.

1. The staff seems nice but seem more attentive to prospective new tenants than its current residents.

2. The access gates frequently break down… Full Review ▶

07/28/02
Resident


Poor management and maintainance. Management lied and charged costs not in the lease. No deposit returned on near-spotless apartment (and it still had nails in the carpet and sticking out of the cabinets when I moved in).

The gate occasionally… Full Review ▶

07/11/02
Resident

I currently live here and have for almost 4 years. I?m planning to move. They raise rent every year by a good $20-50/month. At this point, I?m paying more than $1 a square foot.
The maintenance staff used to be good,… Full Review ▶

06/05/02
Resident

The place was relatively nice with good space, great location, and I never had major problems with service or maintenance. I didn?t like the squeaky floor, lack of parking, the rent hikes, or how loud my neighbors were, but overall I… Full Review ▶

05/30/02
Resident

I lived in the Trestles for a year. When I first moved in, I loved my apartment but hated the management. There was one employee (who no longer works there) who was completely incompetent. Despite calling 4 times in the two… Full Review ▶

05/24/02
Resident

After being at Tenant of the Trestles of Austin for over 2 years, I would NOT recommend "anyone" live in this community.

The "security" access gates are too often broken, the apartments are not well maintained and you are not… Full Review ▶

05/15/02
Resident

inside the apartment the noise was horrible. you can hear phones ring, people having normal conversation. And when I asked the staff about the noise all they can say is that they are old apartments that were not built to withstand… Full Review ▶

05/15/02
Resident

Watch out!

They won´t tell you, but it´s written on the lease. The Trestles takes an automatic $75 "administrative fee" from your deposit.

Is this legal? Full Review ▶

04/18/02
Resident

It was good at first... having W/D in the unit was a big plus. But when I needed the management to change the names on the bills so I would actually get them in the mail (roommate had moved out), they… Full Review ▶

03/27/02
Resident

I have lived here at The Trestles for 4 years, I started my freshman year at UT and am now graduating and moving to California. I chose them because of the staff and apt size. Everyone was very informative and helpful.… Full Review ▶

03/21/02
Resident

This complex was ok I guess...we did have a LOT of problems with the staff though. They were rude and didn´t take us seriously, and never filled any of our maintenance requests. The water was shut off during the day on… Full Review ▶

03/17/02
Resident

it´s not a bad apartment for college students. it´s noisy, poorly built, and has a not so good staff, but it is also on an AWESOME shuttle route and in a great location, especially if you need part time work (highland… Full Review ▶

01/08/02
Resident

I´d say it´s a real risk to live here. The apts. themselves are pretty nice, and they will be clean when you move in, but that´s all that recommends it.

I lived there for 3 years in 2 different units,… Full Review ▶

08/28/01
Resident

The units themselves are decent, but I have had nothing but trouble with the absolutely incompetent staff that works here. From screwing up my rental application to failing to change electric service into my name and then threatening to cut off… Full Review ▶

08/01/01
Resident

I think the only reason why this complex is still in business is because Austin has such a high occupancy rate and it´s off the UT Shuttle. Upon first viewing it looks like a really nice place, but that belies the… Full Review ▶

04/22/01
Resident

Not too loud...parking is always available, it just might be far from your apartment. Nice office staff...and good maintenance!!! Pools is nice as well. I would recommend it highly. It has a nice price and bus service that picks up on… Full Review ▶

04/22/01
Resident

The Trestles of Austin offers a safe and friendly environment for all its many tenants. I have lived in this apartment complex for a year and recently renewed my lease. This is a class act complex with professional management and maintenance… Full Review ▶

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