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Oak Forest Apartments

1370 Afton Street, Houston, TX 77055
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City Average
04/29/14
Resident

I HATE THESE APARTMENTS! I moved here because it was convenient and practically home. I lived here as a kid (forgot all the problems we had then). Management NEVER steps in when there problems that the leasing agents can not help… Full Review ▶

02/21/14
Resident

I have been a resident for over a century.... To some people it may seem ghetto but it is not the management's problem.The people make it ghetto. How can you make it a good place to live if the residents will… Full Review ▶

10/17/13
Resident

Parking is a nightmare!! A few months ago we received word that more 'reserved' parking was going to be made available, so I thought 'Hey great, people are fed up and moving out' Nope. They just took some of the regular… Full Review ▶

08/03/13
Resident

Owner Name & Mailing Address: ---------- LLC ------------------------ --------------------------- Unreasonable in rates, roaches, water leak and water problem and no parking at Oak Forest Apartment. Approved for weatherized project paid by old resident that filled out form for improvement for project,… Full Review ▶

07/07/13
Resident

These apartments have gotten better, but they are still ghetto an full of intimidating people. However there are Far Worse complexes. Full Review ▶

06/18/13
Resident

I know about this site because I seen a display at the office.says apartment ratings.com wow it really brought my attention and want to view. It has caught me why would the office have on display were everyone can view. anyways… Full Review ▶

06/14/13
Resident

The main people at the office never here about the problem here is because the hide from there management company VESTA. Suan Tinsley - Partner, Property Operations stinsley@vesta24- 7.com Vesta Management Services, LLC 2415 W Alabama, Suite 203 Houston, TX 77098… Full Review ▶

04/16/13
Resident

The maintenance is awful here! We've been waiting since December to have quite a few repairs done. The maintenance people come to your apartment and do nothing but say they did everything! My sliding glass door doesn't lock on the patio,… Full Review ▶

03/16/13
Resident

Do NOT move here! The management is unprofessional, repairs don't get done in a timely manner, parking is a nightmare, there are TOO many bad & disrespectful kids, & there is a lot of drama/fights. The management staff are lowdown &… Full Review ▶

02/25/13
Resident

Uggh...can't wait for my lease to be up. This place is one of the worst places I have ever lived. First, the patio gate is missing and we're told we have to buy our own. Second, the parking is a complete… Full Review ▶

01/23/13
Resident

Well we moved into our apartment mid-september and it really hasn't been that bad. The parking really does suck though. they just gave out stickers to put on your car that are supposed to help with the parking, but i havnt… Full Review ▶

08/25/12
Resident

Considering the age, location, and price, its an all around value. The area is improving and with a little more effort and money, it is likely that the property too will improve. I feel secure living here and its conveniently located… Full Review ▶

07/28/12
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE!!! THE PARKING SUCKS, THE MANAGEMENT IS NOT HELPFUL AT ALL. WE WANT TO MOVE OUT BUT WE CAN UNTIL FEB SO WE ARE STUCK. SO WHATEVER YOU DO, DO NOT LIVE HERE!!! Full Review ▶

06/18/12
Resident

they say they have new management and their changing up everything lies! lies! lies! they tell the other residents to talk good about this place on the websites in exchange for $$$$$$ ...... which is very sad! i ended up breaking… Full Review ▶

06/06/12
Resident

LOL to the nice comments on this blog! LIES LIES LIES!!! I have lived here for 13 long terrible months. I have had nothing but problems, not only with my unit but also with the managment team. My AC went out… Full Review ▶

05/22/12
Resident

I shopped several places before I moved to Oak Forest. They have some really pretty homes for a really good price. The other things I saw for the same money were not near as nice. Spring Branch Schools are great. office… Full Review ▶

05/21/12
Resident

I been living in oakforest since last year and i have noticed all the changes for the better the apartments are looking great the office looks wonderful and it is nice to use the computers. everyone is helpul and friendly. i… Full Review ▶

05/08/12
Resident

well where do i start.last week one of my friends was looking for an apartment so i told him to come to oak forest and check them out not because of the great community but because that way if he moves… Full Review ▶

04/13/12
Resident

The complex is very nice and the new improvements are making the place look like new. The management is very friendly and helpful it also doesnt hurt that they are also very very hot! ;) I would definately recommend this complex… Full Review ▶

04/13/12
Resident

OAK FOREST APT ARE GOING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION WITH THE NEW MANAGER AND STAF Full Review ▶

04/12/12
Resident

I been living in oakforest since september of last year and i have noticed all the changes the apartments are looking great the office looks wonderful the new staff is more friendly the leasing agent that help me was mili she… Full Review ▶

04/11/12
Resident

These apartments are nice and the staff is very helpful and friendly. The new changes to the property are making for a very nice and family-friendly environment. Management is very helpful and have resolved all my past issues or answered questions… Full Review ▶

10/31/11
Resident

Residents are offered rewards to write positive remarks on this website. Full Review ▶

09/21/11
Resident

Here is the main office number and contact so people can bypass the rude staff here at Oak Forest. Suan Tinsley - Partner, Property Operations stinsley@vesta24-7.com Vesta Management Services, LLC 2415 W Alabama, Suite 203 Houston, TX 77098 T 713-482-2814 F… Full Review ▶

09/01/11
Prospective Resident

The super fat ---- manager Tracy sosa and her Co worker are bold faced liars we were going to move. Here and the day before. We were to move in we looked at the apt and it was filthy the carpet… Full Review ▶

08/19/11
Resident

I cant tell you how much I have changed my mind about living here at Oak Forest. The new management has came in and changed everything for the better. Not only have theychange everything I could have thought of they really… Full Review ▶

08/08/11
Resident

I like the new management their more professional than the previous management. They seem more concerned and willing to help get things fixed. I see a better future for us here at oak forest apartments. Full Review ▶

07/30/11
Resident

My AC unit went out 4 days ago and they have not fixed it yet. I have an upstairs apartment and the temperature has been 90 degrees at night. This place will not help you fast when a serious problem happens.… Full Review ▶

07/13/11
Prospective Resident

Recently referred to the property as a possible future tenent. I must say, the office staff were pleasant and professional. Ms. Mili and Ms. Tracey, inparticularly, were very helpful and informative about new and upcoming changes to the property. Went by… Full Review ▶

06/30/11
Resident

I have been asking for a new stove for the longest. the new manager got the stove and came to my apartment and helped the man put it in the kitchen. i kept thanking her and she just smiled and said… Full Review ▶

06/16/11
Resident

I moved into Oak Forest a few years ago and for once I can honestly say what a pleasure it is to finally be able to take a seat in the front office for abit, even if it's just a few… Full Review ▶

07/17/10
Resident

Anyone who has any respect for themselves will not move into these apartments because the managers/workers have no respect for their tenents. It took them 1 week to give me a simple shower head that should have been in my apartment… Full Review ▶

04/29/09
Resident

Apparently close to 3 weeks if you live here. The laundry room was without lights for about 2 1/2 to 3 weeks. My next door neighbor would use her garabage disposal and it when she was finished using the her disposal… Full Review ▶

12/04/08
Resident

If you move to these apartments even after looking at the complex, then you get everything you deserve. Don't be fooled by the very front-the back is absolute trashed and the inside is not much better. Management ignores all service requests.… Full Review ▶

04/30/08
Resident

the management is horrible, it rains in the apartment-which leads to mold and other health problems; maintenance doesn't respond to complaints, you have to call numerous times and they still don't come out; it's hard to find a good parking; nails… Full Review ▶

12/12/07
Resident

will over charge you, for the water bill,where sewage is running everywhere,and when you move to purchase a home,mangt. get upset and put a wrongfully report on your credit report,stay away from that place Full Review ▶

08/15/07
Resident

This review is meant to point out some of the shortcomings and hopefully give you a more informed decision on whether to live at these apartments or not. First of all, if you have the money to find another place to… Full Review ▶

04/06/07
Resident

How wonderful is a property if it's gone through five different managers since Jan. 2006. I'm positive that the people posting these "good reviews" are the leasing office themselves. What a joke!! Full Review ▶

09/12/06
Resident

I have lived here at Oak Forest Apts. for 10 years now, and I believe to be one of the longest residents here. Sure we have had rocky moments, but the property has been turning around in the past few months.… Full Review ▶

07/17/06
Resident

Yes, the rent is cheap...but like the saying goes, "You Get What You Pay For". This is the case here. I have had ongoing A/C problems (not cooling) last summer & again this summer. The mgmnt does not want to fix… Full Review ▶

03/13/06
Resident

Let me start with this - in response to the previous posting on 2/10-What is the definition of ignorEnt? You probably will not find it - you would have to look up ignorAnt. How childish to turn a website that is… Full Review ▶

02/10/06
Resident

I lived near this place,and had a friend live there. It was one of the worst places in the area. There are nothing but dope dealing thugs that live there that cross the street everynight to make their deal with all… Full Review ▶

01/12/06
Resident

I honestly think all this is really STUPID and is someone ignorant ,the place is not bad, maintenance does suck sometimes and the staff are proffessional.
I haved lived here for about 3yrs.and yes I had several problems too. I don't understand… Full Review ▶

12/27/05
Resident

I was reading all the reviews and found many of them amusing. I lived at Oak Forest for 2 years from 2001-2003. I had a one bedroom above the laundry room. when i first moved in i thought it was an… Full Review ▶

12/09/05
Resident

I lived at Forest Cove through out my lease term, only because I did not want a broken lease on my record. But my experience was horrible! Jackie and Jenny were so unprofessional! (Well, I guess Jenny isn't so bad, she… Full Review ▶

11/14/05
Resident

Well personally i think these apartments are a joke, there's only been one good manager that i remember but she only lasted a little while, maintenance is not good, and the office staff is the biggest mental experiment in the world,… Full Review ▶

09/30/05
Resident

I have lived here several years. maybe had a few problems . I have also lived in several apartments , I have realized that anyplace you go there will be problems even if you move to a high rise community. if… Full Review ▶

09/30/05
Resident

Hot water out for four days in June and 3 days in July. They never offerred an alterbate hot water area until 48 hours after the fact both times. Solicitors are out of control. Security nonexistant. Fence on east side collapsed.… Full Review ▶

09/18/05
Resident

The previousl posting is dead on. Maintenance is slow, the staff lies and security is a joke. I was told by Alex & jenny Saturday that the hot water would definately be on by the end of the day. Of course… Full Review ▶

09/18/05
Resident

These guys simple do not care about the residence. Hot water has been out several days in the past few months. Maintenance takes forever and the office never knows what is going on. I'm always told things will be done by… Full Review ▶

08/01/05
Resident

for 8 months I have completely enjoy living here,it is a nice community ,everyone is friendly. the new manager is very responsive when it come to her residents. the leasing staff are very knowledgable and caring .the maintenance man gets my… Full Review ▶

07/19/05
Resident

Like the last review said...not the best...not the worst. The only problem I have is that maintenance has been very slow. I called in my faucet leaking one month ago and its still leaking. Also, my roof leaks every time it… Full Review ▶

07/14/05
Resident

I moved in almost a year ago, and I would have to say the for the most part, I have not had any problems. I have had no problems at all understanding the office staff. After reading so many of these… Full Review ▶

07/11/05
Resident

Poor service. I do not recommend. Full Review ▶

07/09/05
Resident

I don't think Oak Forest is the perfect place to live but it's satisfactory for the price, the maintenance is as it is everywhere slow but they get to you eventually and when they do, they do an excellent job. I… Full Review ▶

06/24/05
Resident

The person writing the last review obviously is a low life. Can't anyone speak English any more. Full Review ▶

06/22/05
Resident

I have lived her for 2 years, this place has changed from the last 2 previous managers.
I really think that the bad reviews are from a previous manager. that wants to make the Manager Jackie and the staff look bad .the… Full Review ▶

06/18/05
Resident

Too many potholes! Full Review ▶

06/10/05
Resident

The manager is writing the good reviews. Full Review ▶

06/10/05
Resident

I have lived at Oak Forest for 3 1/2 years and have been very pleased at the progress I have seen over this time. My Neighbors are very nice, the office staff has been very friendly to deal with and have… Full Review ▶

06/10/05
Resident

This apartments are so bad. Drug dealers are all over the apartment. They let the crime live here. Full Review ▶

06/10/05
Resident

This property is not a Dump. it is kept nice and clean,there is grass and new landscaping and I believed that sometimes we make it a dump by allowing our small children drag the trash to the dumpters because some parents… Full Review ▶

06/09/05
Resident

I have live here since 2001. The office staff has been friendly and polite , and do SPEAKA english. My expierence here has been good.my neighbors have been nice and the apartments are well kept. Full Review ▶

06/09/05
Resident

If you think the landscaping looks beautiful, you must really appreciate dead grass, dirt, weeds, etc. You should try to get out more often. These apartments are a total DUMP! Full Review ▶

06/06/05
Resident

The last 3 complains seem to be from the same person. he/she probably have not paid
the rent and are being Evicted!!
if you don't like a place why continue
living there you can pay the fee off your lease right?
have to… Full Review ▶

05/31/05
Resident

As long as you don't complain or have standards, this apartment complex is fine. However, the office staff is less than efficient and they blame "new management." Nothing gets fixed on time, there is a pool but it's hardly ever open,… Full Review ▶

05/30/05
Resident

I agree..the service stinks. I cant ever understand what the employees are saying. I can't wait to move out of this barrio. They even recently put their sign on westview in Spanish. How ghetto is that. Adios Oak Forest! Full Review ▶

05/29/05
Resident

I don't like the carpart and I dont like the bad yard. Full Review ▶

05/28/05
Resident

This place sucks really bad. Service sucks, maintenance sucks, the landscaping sucks, your neighbors suck. It looks OK at first glance, but walk around the project before you rent the aparment. It's is scary here. Lots of the crime. Full Review ▶

05/21/05
Resident

I have live at OAKFOREST APST. for 4yrs. this property has had several bad managers, the meaniest one was Stepahnie ,the other ones were just lazy.and did not care about the tenants.We are very happy with our
new Manager Jackie.she… Full Review ▶

05/11/05
Resident

This property is not the best but it is beautiful and it is in a very good location, and now that the old manager Ray is gone everything will get better. How can you bring up your porperty when you yourself… Full Review ▶

05/04/05
Resident

Moved in several months back. This place is full of crack head losers. The office staff can barely speak English. Really bad service. I'll be moving out soon. Full Review ▶

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