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Steeples Apartments

2151 S Kirkwood Rd, Houston, TX 77077
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07/05/14
Resident

Stay away from this apartment complex if you wanna leave peacefully. All the comments about "worst apartment", "bad management", etc are absolutely true. It's true that majority management along with apartment complex has complications but this apartment? you won't know it… Full Review ▶

06/18/14
Resident

The steeples are the worst apartments. When I first moved in the place was awful. So many things needed to be fixed the second day I had a bad bathroom leak and they did not fix it right, two months after… Full Review ▶

06/02/14
Resident

I've lived here 2yrs. Overall, this place has it's issues like any other, but it's not the worst place in the world. We're pay $709 for a 2/2 which I think is fair, however the rent is increasing to $750 this… Full Review ▶

05/09/14
Resident

I don't encourage any body to rent in this place the management are horrible I move there in May 2013 my frige was out for 3 weeks no one do anything about it I have stay to a friend house after… Full Review ▶

04/02/14
Resident

My husband, kids and i have been living here for about 2 years now, and we are very satisfied. maintenance are punctual and friendly. the staff are very friendly as well. trash dumpsters get picked up everyday. you will never see… Full Review ▶

09/21/13
Resident

I have been here since November 2011 and the first year and a was pretty good its quiet i have to say the location is great...but within in the last few months they have painted this place and now think they… Full Review ▶

09/09/13
Resident

I been living here since March of 2013 and had no problems. Really quiet, just hate rhat theres not much parking. Have seen one small roach but asked them to spray. Since then havent had any problems with bugs or roaches.… Full Review ▶

08/03/13
Prospective Resident

NO. This is a classic example of bait and switch! Take a look at THEIR website http://www.steeplesapts.com/floorplan.asp?FPID=40406 It says the 2 bedroom 1 bath is $623.00 - $648.00. I went in there today to check out the apts and the lady… Full Review ▶

05/01/13
Resident

Look at the web site and it looks OK. Live there and you will soon change your mind. The rent is OK but there are so many hidden rip-off charges. It is the first complex where I feel I need a… Full Review ▶

11/27/12
Prospective Resident

Anyone leaving a positive review must work at these apartments don't fool yourself and check out these apartment between normal business hours instead go when people are getting off work and school, these apartments are an abomination including the staff, they… Full Review ▶

07/01/12
Resident

In all honesty, I love my apartment at The Steeples. When I first moved in, everything was GREAT! 5 months into the lease, I discovered a bedbug problem in which I had to dispose of my mattress. NO, I WAS NOT… Full Review ▶

03/04/12
Resident

Para aquellas personas que piensan vivir o desgraciadamente viven en este HORRIBLE lugar espero que no sea demasiado tarde para decirte que lleves tus Hijos,Familia, amigos a buscar otro complejo de apartamentos que no sea este. como dice el refran "El… Full Review ▶

12/30/11
Resident

Place is very old. After few months I have noticed first bugs in apartment. But as others say: you have this quality for price you pay. BUT: it is few months after I moved out. They do not respond for my… Full Review ▶

02/09/11
Resident

This is a completely honest opinion from a young couple living in the complex for almost a year. Things started out sort of rocky for us at this complex. When we did the tour we were very impressed, and the manager… Full Review ▶

09/21/10
Resident

West Corp Management To Whom It May Concern, I have been a resident at the Steeples for 3yrs. This letter is to inform the owner or owners of the unprofessional staff starting with corporate office, to the on-site management to the… Full Review ▶

09/21/10
Resident

Management is ridiculous and cannot follow up with their residents on work orders. My toilet was out for 3 days & had to call the 800 # to get someone out to fix my toilet. My apartment had so many issues… Full Review ▶

09/09/10
Resident

I just moved from there. You are right about the locality, however, the area is getting run down. I have lived in southwest houston for a long time. This area used to be really nice. Like with most places you don't… Full Review ▶

07/06/10
Resident

The place is not too bad, just mind your own buisness and don't look the drug dealers in the eye. Oh and there owners westcorp loooove taking money from us second class citizens. They locked there night drop box and I… Full Review ▶

06/22/10
Resident

I lived here Feb. 2009-Feb. 2010. They had attractive rates and specials and it being my first place on my own that I was paying for it seemed like the best thing for me at the time. The apartments themselves don't… Full Review ▶

06/14/10
Prospective Resident

I looked at a model home today. It was really cool. Landscaping was well kept and I didnt see any grafitti< Is that how thats spelled??? Anyway, the leasing lady Was nice. I tested her on alot of things and she… Full Review ▶

06/02/10
Resident

I dont know what the hell these people are talking about, I've been A ok here. The leasing lady Isabel helped me get my apartment. She is really the reason I moved here. Good customer service. Yea, I've seen a bug… Full Review ▶

03/09/10
Resident

Everything negative that a tenant could think of is the reality at this complex. Management and staff changes constantly. Maintenance is rather incompetent and messy. Poor understanding of English too. The apartments themselves look rundown and cheap. Doing laundry on-site is… Full Review ▶

03/05/10
Resident

I really really really hate the management here, they keep hiring people with no experience and skills who like to pass responsible around and end up on me, as my fault. they keep losing my payments, and they dont seem to… Full Review ▶

02/18/10
Resident

Look I have been here for a 6m and I can t wait to get out if it wasn t for my wonderful credit I would be leaving sooner!!!! The management is horrible!!! I can t seem to get the maintenance… Full Review ▶

02/07/10
Resident

i must admit that i was drawn in by the "special" that they were running where i got a nice sized apartment for cheap...well like they say, you get what you pay for. i should have known from the start that… Full Review ▶

08/22/09
Resident

The model home will make you fall in love. The thing is you only see the model home for a split second so you don't get to see what you actually may be getting inside the home. No new appliances nor… Full Review ▶

06/04/09
Resident

I see what everyone in here has said not everything is true yes crime does happen in any situation but something you just cant help so far all of my work orders have been corrected in a good amout of time.… Full Review ▶

06/01/09
Resident

From day one...nothing but BS, they told me i signed a year, i signed 7mo...my rent changes drastically every month, the walls are veryyyy thin, my cloths got stolen from the laundry room, the people who run this place are crooks!… Full Review ▶

05/26/09
Resident

yea i read the yes's from people and should have listened to the no's. thanks a bunch. been here a month! ac broken the whole time, shelfs broken, caulking everywhere even on the microwave! laundry facility is covered in mold and… Full Review ▶

02/07/09
Resident

I have no problem with the leasing & maintenance personnel but the manager is very unprofessional, they way she talks to residents and her personal apperance also. The assistant has barely learned how to lease one apartment and she was promoted… Full Review ▶

01/09/09
Resident

i think everyone who has time to write disgusting thinks about the apartments that they still currently live in need to suck it up and do the bigger more mature thing and not complain and just MOVE SOMEWHERE BETtER. i live… Full Review ▶

11/26/08
Resident

Lets talk about noise. I live somewhat close to one of the live in managers. I used to have surround sound but its not even connected anymore due to her complaining all the time. I cannot even have the TV on… Full Review ▶

11/12/08
Resident

hahahaha thats a big fat lie you can ask any of the residents. Since The Steeples sold this last time to west crop the property has gone down. I live up front close to the office and just a couple of… Full Review ▶

11/12/08
Resident

The Steeples are on the right track to becoming a great complex again. Security has been reinforced, affordibility is present, and the management is communicable. Ms Merlene is great, she should be running that place. Anyhow, I recommend it. Full Review ▶

09/19/08
Resident

This past couple dayshave been worst, even more than what i had expected.... there are people living in this community who might actually be watching ur day to day activity or even someone who knows how to get access to stuff… Full Review ▶

07/29/08
Resident

I have lived here for a couple of years and this place is a joke. On top of the crime in the area that is out of control, there was a murder,assault,hit and run, and robbery all in the same week,… Full Review ▶

07/24/08
Prospective Resident

google... Friday, July 11, 2008 HPD Press Release Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a woman found at 2151 South Kirkwood #266 about 2 p.m. on Thursday (July 10). The victim s identity and cause of death… Full Review ▶

07/01/08
Resident

I actually was there for a year..it was great...no problems..and when I did had a maintenance issue,they came quickly! Out of a year I only called for issues twice. Love Marlene(sweetie) and Carmen (no longer there)...being nosy always causes problems...so mind… Full Review ▶

06/05/08
Prospective Resident

I used to live there 2 years ago. that time Adriana was there with difrent management. that time management was horrible too (except Adriana).people were so rude. mostly noise ppl live there . outside gates were always open. roaches were everywhere.… Full Review ▶

06/02/08
Prospective Resident

IM NOT YET A RESIDENT, BUT I'M MOVING IN SOON AND I READ THE REVIEWS BEFORE I SIGNED THE LEASE AND THEY SPOOKED ME. SO WHAT I DID WAS GO TOUR THE PROPERTY LATE ONE SATURDAY NIGHT AND TO MY SURPRISE… Full Review ▶

04/15/08
Resident

I have lived from 2005-present.Presently i am still staying at the steeples and i am moving out by may 1 2008. I read all the reviews and the review that was posted as far back as 2000 is still true of… Full Review ▶

02/24/08
Prospective Resident

LETS SEE, WHERE TO START? WE HAVE CAR ROBBERIES, THE OFFICE HAS BEEN BROKEN INTO TWICE THAT I'VE BEEN HERE. PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ROBBED AT GUN POINT. DOMINO'S PIZZA WILL NOT DELIVER HERE AFTER DARK DUE TO BEING ROBBED. NEW YORK… Full Review ▶

02/05/08
Resident

I thought the apartments looked fine for the price when I looked at them, but when I moved in to my actual unit, I moved in to a downhill slumhouse. Even though I cleaned constantly and never left any food out,… Full Review ▶

01/04/08
Resident

I have lived at The Steeples for almost 4 years now and have never had a problem. Granted I have heard about some incidents but thats normal when you live in an apartment community. My kids love the staff, they always… Full Review ▶

12/13/07
Resident

The Steeples Apartments sucks. The leasing office acts all kind and friendly to get you in but once that lease is signed everything is different. It takes over a month for a maintenance request to get done unless you hound them… Full Review ▶

12/11/07
Resident

I haven't had problems with safety like some of the other residents, but the staff is absolutely useless. They all but make it clear that they don't care. They argue instead of trying to fix problems. They don't return phone calls.… Full Review ▶

10/20/07
Resident

This condition in this apt is deteriorating. My apt was broken into twice while I was on vacation. Things were stolen but yet there is no force entry sign on the door. There were 2 other unsuccessful break-in attempts, only to… Full Review ▶

09/27/07
Resident

The steeples seem very nice but its truly a night mare living there I was so happy my first 4 months i renewed my lease to get the special that was the biggest mistake the MANAGEMENT is HORRIBLE!!!!!!! The office changed… Full Review ▶

06/29/07
Resident

I have been living in the steeples for about 4 years and I admit I had no problems for the first 2 years. The management sucks big time!! I got a lock out notice for $5.00 and then they added $75.00… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
03/16/07
Resident

Oh they decided to screw me when I moved out. Of course, everyone knows you have to give a notice when you are moving out, and I did, two months in advance. Well, when I go to turn in my keys,… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
02/26/07
Resident

I have tried to get them to exterminate my apartment for over two months, going in to the office every day. No extermination, and no genuine apology for the management. My plumbing had a leak that soaked through my closet wall… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
02/16/07
Resident

I moved into the Steeples in December of '04 and honestly the place was nice and the office staff was nice as well.
This was my very first apartment ever so I had nothing to really compare it to.

After a while however,… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
10/30/06
Resident

WHEN YOU FIRST COME HERE THEY SHOW YOU THE ONLY PART OF THE COMPLEX THAT LOOKS GOOD. STAFF, STARTING WITH THE MANAGER HAVE NO PROFFESIONALISM,AND NEW STAFF HAVE NO CLUE OF WHATS GOING ON,EXCEPT ADRIANA SHE IS THE ONLY ONE THAT… Full Review ▶

10/22/06
Resident

THIS PLACE SUCKS MAJOR ---!!!!!!!! (JIGS!) Full Review ▶

08/10/06
Resident

I am a very unhappy resident. Don't move in here. I can't wait until I can move. Full Review ▶

06/21/06
Resident

I stayed in this place a few years ago. I had problems with parking. When I came back late, I usually could not find parking spaces close to my unit. People sometimes parked in stripped out places.
This property is fenced with… Full Review ▶

05/30/06
Resident

I currently live here, this is all Ghetto, they dont tell you alot of ---- when you tour & move in, if you really want a tour drive by at 7.00 pm at night. the apts next to it is run… Full Review ▶

05/25/06
Resident

DON'T BE FOOLED!!!!
Of course the property will look nice when you come to take a tour because you will only tour the front that is located by the office where it must look nice because it is exactly that, by the… Full Review ▶

04/27/06
Resident

I have lived at the Steeples for four months. I must admit it has been an unusual experience for me. When I walked into the leasing office it was very impressive but unfortunately the apartments have not lived up to my… Full Review ▶

03/21/06
Resident

apartments are nice but robbery & gunshots often Full Review ▶

03/10/06
Resident

when you call for maintenance you have to call ten times before they react your calls.and about the parking space not good either,we been parking in the space that was given to us the day we move and one day someone… Full Review ▶

03/03/06
Resident

Steeples about to fall down !!!!!!! Full Review ▶

02/15/06
Resident

Ive lived at The Steeples for 3 yrs.I pay my full rent on time to avoid late fee.I dont bother my neighbors and know that this is a multi family community and with that you should expect certain things.When I have… Full Review ▶

01/18/06
Resident

My Son delivered a pizza to the complex. He was robbed and assaulted, kicked in the face by two residents that went back in the complex. The manager said my son had a dangerous job. If you live there you can't… Full Review ▶

09/28/05
Resident

Anonymous of 7/11/2005 is a liar. I've been here 3 months and the steeples has chnaged management twice! Full Review ▶

08/30/05
Resident

I have to say I like it here. The community looks nice and my apartment is holding up well. I like the fact that I save 20 minutes in my day both ways to work -thats just over 3hrs of my… Full Review ▶

08/24/05
Resident

I currently live at The Steeples. It's not the greatest place to live but it's not all that bad. I have lived here since mid 2004 and yes the in office management has changed, I have seen many different faces since… Full Review ▶

07/11/05
Resident

This is hilarious! This last poster hates this place because they are being fined for their own stupidity and for being irresponsible??? Duh.. what gives you the right to pay "whenever you want"? What society do you live in? I pay… Full Review ▶

07/06/05
Resident

Once the management changed at the beginning of 2005, the quality of life at this complex declined to the point that I paid to break my lease. The employees in the office are completely unprofessional and consistantly go too far when… Full Review ▶

05/26/05
Resident

I'm making a observation and have come to the conclusion that most of the positive reviews on these apartments are from the apartment leasing agent that gets an e-mail that a review has been placed on this site. Every person on… Full Review ▶

05/25/05
Resident

How credible is that? You are lying. First off the owners have been the same for like a year an management has been there almost as long. Anyways, what difference does it make to you if someone changes a job? Does… Full Review ▶

05/17/05
Resident

The quality of living was great in the first year (management, staff, maintenance, etc..) In my experience, these apartments have gone ALL the way down in EVERY IMPROTANT ASPECT of living. New management & staff every month. In my opinion, they… Full Review ▶

05/04/05
Resident

I don't understand why people come on this posting board to only complain and lie! First off, management is NOT new! But everyone seems to want to use that line as a filler cuz they're so ticked off at something in… Full Review ▶

04/01/05
Resident

I have never lived in a crapier place than the steeples apartments. I can not wait to get out of this hell hole. Management sucks, and keeps sucking due to the fact that they are all new, all the time. The… Full Review ▶

03/01/05
Resident

I've lived here for 3 years and although the staff has changed recently, I've found them all to be nice people who care about the property and the people who live here. My work requests are always completed quickly. The property… Full Review ▶

02/07/05
Resident

The things the previous poster described can and do happen anywhere. Crime is a society issue, don't blame it on the Steeples.
The walls were the same thickness as when you first moved in 10 years ago so how did that… Full Review ▶

01/26/05
Resident

I lived at the Steeples for just over 10 years and lived in 4 different apartments there. I moved in 2003. The complex was wonderful when I first moved there; clean, quiet, no crime and great management. By the time I… Full Review ▶

01/21/05
Resident

I don't doubt that some people have problems living here (or anywhere for that matter) but they get so angry about 1 thing that they end up lying about so many others just in spite and to get back at someone… Full Review ▶

12/27/04
Resident

After reviewing July's obviously fake reviews raving about the Steeples, I had to put my two cents in to counter the deception. My wife and I moved to the Steeples in November of 2001. It was a great place, friendly management… Full Review ▶

11/07/04
Resident

i hate the steeples. it isnt safe!!dominos wont even deliver here because 3 guys that work there each got mugged here. if you dont beleive me go ask the dominos on briarforest.im movin i cant wait. Full Review ▶

10/29/04
Resident

I am so anxious to get out of here because for 1 1/2 year I have heard my neighbors fighting every single day even though I complained to the office they are still here as nothing has been done. if you… Full Review ▶

09/16/04
Resident

Phew! What a relief! I can't begin to tell you the horror stories at the last apartment but after careful consideration this time round so that I wouldn't make the same horrible mistake-I'm finally content. I like it here so far.… Full Review ▶

08/26/04
Resident

Wow, you cant beat the price. I got a steal when I moved in the price was low and the quality was great. Maintenance is always ontop of all the issues and informs me of what is going on. Full Review ▶

08/09/04
Resident

I would just like to thank everyone @ The Steeples for all there hard work and dedication to me and my family.


Every one should take a look at these apartments. Full Review ▶

07/27/04
Resident

I think the steeples is a great place to live. I just moved here about a month ago and heard so many rumors about the Steeples. But I feel like home is where ever you make it. You can take a… Full Review ▶

07/21/04
Resident

I have lived at the steeples for about three years and experienced the decline in the steeples first hand. But with all apartment homes the residents make the property what they are. It is safe to say that the people in… Full Review ▶

07/02/04
Resident

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06/29/04
Resident

When I first moved here it was seemingly nice
within time there have been a number of cars stolen; drugs and overdose episodes and many loud and rowdy people moving in. The Management have been relatively nice but few are very… Full Review ▶

06/28/04
Resident

It is true the office staff is nice, and the property is being taken care of. The outside looks great too. I also really appreciate how everyone seems to care when they talk to you. Full Review ▶

06/12/04
Resident

I would like to say that the Steeples Apts are beautifully landscaped. The staff there really take pride in the property on the outside as well as on the inside. The office staff are great. Keisha, Shawna, and Lisa keep it… Full Review ▶

06/09/04
Resident

my apartments are older but the price is great. The management seems to care and listen to me. I plan to stay here. Full Review ▶

05/04/04
Resident

I have lived at the Steeples for almost four years. My son told me about this web site and how awful the ratings were for just about every complex. I enjoy living here and find it affordable and central. There have… Full Review ▶

04/23/04
Resident

They don´t care about the well being of the tenants they only care about keeping them there. I will never recommend this place to anyone. The management completely sucks and the crime rate is too high. Watch yourself before you even… Full Review ▶

04/23/04
Resident

1. Dog ---- on the walkway.
2. Two incidents in which my laundary baskets were solen.
3. The mail collection center always flooded with water when it rains.
4. Vandalism in the laundary center
5. Fitness center not available.
6 Police… Full Review ▶

02/24/04
Resident

I have lived here for 4 years. I pay my rent on time and am courteous to my neighbors. The property has undergone new management that seem to be improving things gradually. The new fitness center is really great. Parking can… Full Review ▶

02/18/04
Resident

I have lived at the Steeples since 2001 & I love it! I have just signed my lease for another year!

We did have a few problems with the water last year but that was due to the city water… Full Review ▶

02/06/04
Resident

When I moved here I thought these were very nice apartments especially for the price, a little small but I shrugged that off. Then came the crime, my car was broken into and my a female friend of mine was walking… Full Review ▶

01/30/04
Resident

I lived at Steeples on Kirkwod. My roommate and I signed a six month lease.Half way through the lease my roommate skipped out on me bouncing several checks. I then moved out but continued to send my half of the rent… Full Review ▶

01/21/04
Resident

1) My husband and I have lived here since November of 1996. It´s unfortunate those who lease for six months did not live here long enough.
2) Changes do occur in apartment complex personnel, however,we have always found The Steeples staff… Full Review ▶

12/09/03
Resident

I have been here for one year and cant wait to move out at the end of this month. The maintenance crew is very quick to respond, however they ruined my carpet replacing a sliding glass door and when asked i… Full Review ▶

12/07/03
Resident

I moved in with the initial renovation special. It was a fairly good deal. My favorite story was talking to management, over and over again, about WHY my newspaper was never on my doorstep. I finally camped out overnight and opened… Full Review ▶

10/26/03
Resident

I am a single woman living alone. I have lived here for 1 1/2 years now and have never had any problems with other residents or anything else for that matter. I feel safe here. I have two dogs that I… Full Review ▶

10/15/03
Resident

I lived here for a year and a half. It use to be nice, but it has gone WAY downhill. Vandalism within the complex. Kids runnig around unnattended. Drug deals on the streets now. I watched someone try to break into… Full Review ▶

08/28/03
Resident

Houston is an expensive city in which to rent, so when we were looking for more space in a prime location we were concerned about cost and quality. The Steeples were the answer to those concerns. The apartments are spacious, well-kept,… Full Review ▶

05/22/03
Resident

My husband and I have lived here for almost 2 years now and are anxiously awaiting our move out. My husband´s car was broken into this past Christmas(12/2002) and then a few days later 7 more cars were broken into. When… Full Review ▶

05/17/03
Resident

Worst Customer serice EVER. Kids who live there, and some who don´t, are ruining the once great community.
Be prepared for your car getting keyed, poorly maintained laundry facilities, and kids running wild.
After 2.5 years there, I´m leaving becuase… Full Review ▶

05/07/03
Resident

Yes, they have a key-coded gate, but everyone and their mom knows the code. We lived in the apartments for 3 months. They had good maintenance, but a terribly unsafe feeling. Also there was a major ant problem. They were overpriced… Full Review ▶

04/24/03
Resident

I lived here for 10 years and just recently moved. 10 years ago the complex was very different, well kept & safe. That is no longer the case. The complex has been sold 4 times. The management that has come and… Full Review ▶

02/16/03
Resident

This is the SCUMMIEST apartment complex I ever lived at. I hated it. During the time I lived there: cars were broken into, drugs were being dealt out of an apartment (management DID know and I won´t go any further into… Full Review ▶

01/04/03
Resident

I have lived here for over two years. The turnover is more than I have ever seen in my lifetime. I stayed in my last property for twelve years with minimal problems. However, I have had an unrepaired leak in my… Full Review ▶

06/18/02
Resident

The property looks ok, but after you walk by the line of people waiting on the payphone outside the laundry facility you want to leave. I left on most weekends because I did not want my girlfriend or myself to get… Full Review ▶

04/09/01
Resident

I can not recommend Steeples. poor management. Horrible parking lot. Obviously low requirements to live here- some of the people are very seedy characters. A lot of troublemaking going on. They had to remove the public telephones because people were making… Full Review ▶

03/13/01
Resident

Some of the buildings are sinking which is making the walls crack. Rats on the grounds and in the flower beds (or should I say mud beds). Security is a BIG problem. High crime area in the complex next door and… Full Review ▶

10/09/00
Resident

These apartments are really terrible. I don´t recall a night when I got home and there WASN´T a pimp waiting for his girls in the parking lot. I also dislike the constant pot cloud that looms over the apartment complex. My… Full Review ▶

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