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Roosevelt Towers Apartments

500 North Roosevelt Boulevard, Falls Church, VA 22044
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07/30/14
Verified Resident

I only moved in 2 months ago, but everything has been good so far. The only complaint that I have so far is that our shower water pressure is not optimal. I also wish that there was an easier way to… Full Review ▶

07/28/14
Verified Resident

Rent just keeps on increasing at horrendous rate even with no unit updating or renovations. No effort at all to retain and keep old time residents. Rent increase will be administered without negotiation and without fail at lease expiration. Full Review ▶

07/07/14
Verified Resident

I like the surroundings. Roosevelt Towers is a very good community within 20 minutes walking distance to the East Falls Church Metro. Roosevelt Towers is within 10 minutes walking distance to Asian Eden Center ,BJ's and a Chinses restaurant. Very convenient?… Full Review ▶

07/07/14
Verified Resident

The apartment has a great location and a amazing price! The community offers lots of great ammentities like a big pool, gym, and community room. The updated ktichens and bathrooms really make the place. The apartment is set back from the… Full Review ▶

06/28/14
Verified Resident

I love Roosevelt Towers. I already referred a friend, and he liked it here. Office and staff crew are great. Maintenance requests are done very fast. Building is safe and secured. We have a nice, clean, and well maintained swimming pool..… Full Review ▶

06/25/14
Verified Resident

The staff is absolutely fabulous, they are responsive, professional and friendly! Also the convenient location of Roosevelt Towers can't be beat. The grounds are always beautifully kept and the pool is always very clean when in use. I love living here!… Full Review ▶

06/16/14
Verified Resident

The apartments are located less than a mile from the East Falls Church metro (orange line) and Route 66. Seven Corners is an even shorter walk. This apartment complex is great for young professionals and families. I would definitely encourage you… Full Review ▶

06/05/14
Verified Resident

Certain management staffs are very good with customer service but aren't too organized. better inform resident ahead of what to prepare before signing instead of back and forth just to sign the lease or management miscalculation requires one money order after… Full Review ▶

04/28/14
Verified Resident

I would highly recommend Roosevelt Towers. The staff is professional, courteous and competent. The building is in a great location, near shopping, restaurants, gas stations and the metro. The pool is well-maintained, and the exercise room is available 24/7. Full Review ▶

03/21/14
Verified Resident

we are living in well established living area where the residents in my opinion are mannered and highly respected.It is a commuinty where one can tell others being the best place to live in . We recoommend the community to friends… Full Review ▶

03/21/14
Verified Resident

People are nice enough to help you around, however, the mouse problem has bothered us a lot and damaged many of our food items. The Pest control man visits whenever we inform the Leasing Office, but a more permanent solution is… Full Review ▶

03/21/14
Verified Resident

I love it ..its home! Wish they improve maintenance quality and interior. Balcony has fungus for days and needs painting which is still awaited. Extremely noisy hall ways, neighbors children play in hallway and outside traffic noise is very high. Full Review ▶

03/19/14
Verified Resident

I do like it here but,i only hope thing will get better and improve ,well idon't else to say,but I know the staff here are very helpful and very well manners ,coutersesy to the customer services,i hope I will be still… Full Review ▶

03/13/14
Verified Resident

the management very good all way take action in timely manner very responsive i been live in here over 4 years and 6 month now i hightly recommend to the friend and family the staff is very help full manager mrs… Full Review ▶

03/10/14
Verified Resident

During the leasing process I found most of the information provided to be misleading or incorrect. I was very difficult to get straight answers. On move in day it was as if nothing had been prepared for us to arrive. Aside… Full Review ▶

03/04/14
Resident

I lived here. The location is good, .6 miles to metro. Noisy neighbors, thin walls, and common vents let voices carry. The building was constructed with cheap materials and it shows. Windows rattle and are drafty. Heating system is moldy, air… Full Review ▶

01/27/14
Verified Resident

The location is the best thing about Roosevelt Towers. The apartments are spacious but the building is older and it shows. If you need something done with MGMT, you must stay on top of it, they are not proactive or responsive.… Full Review ▶

01/25/14
Verified Resident

Roosevelt Towers is a reasonably clean, safe and nice place to live. It is conveniently located and has sufficient parking. The staff is courteous and professional. Day to day maintenance is sufficient and consistent. This is not a luxury building and… Full Review ▶

01/14/14
Verified Resident

It's nice. It seems overpriced, but is a relatively good value for the area. The building is old, but they do a good job of trying to keep up appearances. There seems to be a bit of a pest problem, but… Full Review ▶

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01/07/14
Verified Resident

We chose Roosevelt Towers because of it's overall good value; it's just a short walk to the East Falls Church Metro and more affordable than other communities by Metro without sacrificing nice amenities. We got more than what we signed up… Full Review ▶

12/19/13
Verified Resident

I have lived in my current unit since 2005; prior to that I lived in another unit for approx 9 years. The experience has been mostly positive -- nice neighbors (mostly), professional staff; good maintenance technicians. Recent developments have somewhat soured… Full Review ▶

11/30/13
Verified Resident

I've only been here a week, but I've really enjoyed it so far. Everyone's been friendly and I have no complaints. The neighborhood is wonderful and I enjoy how close I am to everything from metro to Seven Corners and 66.… Full Review ▶

11/25/13
Verified Resident

Excellent community. Friendly neighbors. Good management staff. Convenient to Metro. Full Review ▶

11/08/13
Verified Resident

The apartment was freshly renovated; therefore it was very clean. I enjoy living here and think it would be even better if WRIT would invest a few more dollars in this facility. One more suggestion: I don't know how much difference… Full Review ▶

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09/18/13
Verified Resident

Great office staff. Air conditioning, heating is inconstant and have mold throughout the units. The windows are very thin, letting in lots of air and noise. Just an old building with issues, like turning water off, sub metered utilities, old windows,… Full Review ▶

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09/10/13
Verified Resident

It has been extremely frustrating living here we were lied to from the beginning about pet friendly and it only got worse from there. We had mold and management tried to cover their footsteps to make it seem as though we… Full Review ▶

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09/03/13
Verified Resident

It's good! I have no complaints so far, staff has been very responsive to requests, apartment is clean and well maintained and everything seems to be in order. I am pleased with my decision to move in. Full Review ▶

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09/03/13
Verified Resident

The building is very old and in spite of the best efforts of management, its infrastructure is crumbling. The plumbing is in terrible condition and there are many, many water outages due to frequent repairs. Sometimes pipes burst and flood apartments.… Full Review ▶

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08/17/13
Verified Resident

Extremely pleasant staff who listen to your queries/complaints and try to assist with solving any problem Full Review ▶

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07/31/13
Verified Resident

Overall a good place to live. It is a diverse community and it is in a great location. Full Review ▶

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07/30/13
Verified Resident

It was amazing the first three years. It wasn't until the end of the fourth year that I realized the management/maintenance were not helpful when needed the most. Full Review ▶

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07/27/13
Verified Resident

Good! Full Review ▶

07/23/13
Verified Resident

So far our experience has been great. The staff is very helpful and the apartment was clean and ready for move in. Full Review ▶

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07/19/13
Verified Resident

great except for Parking Full Review ▶

07/16/13
Verified Resident

very satisfied!!!! Full Review ▶

07/16/13
Verified Resident

Friendly staff. Renovated apartments are nice. Safe. Close to metro and route 66. Apartments are clean, but not very sound proof. Balconies offer little privacy. Ongoing renovations can be a pain. Fellow residents are mostly nice, but let their kids run… Full Review ▶

06/18/13
Verified Resident

hardly a month into this community and we have started liking it. Good neighborhood and good staff. Full Review ▶

06/18/13
Verified Resident

N/A Full Review ▶

06/17/13
Verified Resident

It has not been too bad but the hallway carpet really stinks.The noise from up above us is very annoying and noise from outside very loud at times. Full Review ▶

06/03/13
Verified Resident

Fantastic location, nice people, great staff. Full Review ▶

06/03/13
Verified Resident

The community is nice and the staff are great especially Marcus Branch! The neighbors on the other hand some of them are not the nicest people in the world and some are just rude. Also the heating and air condition are… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Verified Resident

Excellent and courteous management and staff. Apartments are nice and good value for the money. Full Review ▶

04/16/13
Verified Resident

It's a convenient area. The staff here are nice, thoughtful, and effecient, because as along as I need help or need to have something fixed, the service can be done in time. especially, the community manager's sincere smile and her refined… Full Review ▶

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04/10/13
Verified Resident

There seems to be a lack of care amongst the office staff and maintenance staff regarding the building's security and cleanliness. Too often, there are doors left wide open for hours and hours, allowing debris inside the building, pests, the smell… Full Review ▶

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04/03/13
Verified Resident

friendly and safe Full Review ▶

04/02/13
Verified Resident

I am very happy with the apartment I am renting Full Review ▶

01/15/12
Resident

It is a good place to live with mice if you like them. Here the mice is so smart and brave. They never can be caught by mice trap, and can not be scared by any noise. They keep gnawing things… Full Review ▶

12/28/11
Resident

To start with, I will be as objective as possible. We have lived here for over 6 months. Pros: Walking distance to metro (15 minutes, not 10) There is ample parking for you and guests (with temporary permits from the front… Full Review ▶

10/25/11
Resident

First i'd like to say we went with the older style apartment to save money. It saved us about 200$ a month by doing this. After living in the apartment for only two weeks we have noticed several problems. For instance,… Full Review ▶

03/09/11
Resident

While Roosevelt Towers is not a luxury apartment community, I think it is a steal for location and what you get. Other apartment communities in area are high priced for same type of apartments. There is a renovated apartment and a… Full Review ▶

03/06/11
Resident

Within walking distance (approx. 10 min) to East Falls Church Metro, Roosevelt Towers is a good place to be if proximity to DC, NoVa, Southern Maryland is a top priority. As for the apartment complex itself, it's kind of dumpy. Drab… Full Review ▶

11/30/10
Resident

I have been living at Roosevelt Towers since 2008 and have changed apartments 3 times (two 2-bedroom and one efficiency). I've always lived in non-renovated apartments. I've never had problems with cockroaches nor rodents. All the units were in very good… Full Review ▶

04/25/10
Resident

I've been living here since September 2009 and my overall experience has been positive. I live in one of the older units but haven't had any real problems. The newer units look much nicer though. Parking: Parking is great. There is… Full Review ▶

04/05/10
Resident

I had an amazing experience living at Roosevelt Towers in Falls Church, VA. I can't even put it into words, everything here was above and beyond. The apartment was newly renovated and very clean. there was also a fitness room with… Full Review ▶

12/20/09
Resident

I moved into Roosevelt Towers in May of 2008 and within the first week of living there, cockroaches appeared everywhere. The kitchen was infested as well as the bathroom/bedroom. I called management who sent out an exterminator, but it didn't help.… Full Review ▶

10/01/09
Resident

I agree with the reviewers who said this was a great place to live four years ago. Jackie and Lily were great managers and the apartments were a great value albeit older. Now they think that they are a "luxury" apartment… Full Review ▶

06/18/08
Resident

I moved to Roosevelt Towers in June 2002, and for the first three or so years that I lived there, it was wonderful--it was quiet and relatively clean, and the management staff was responsive and nice. In late 2005 and certainly… Full Review ▶

06/09/08
Resident

The hallways are very stinky, the elevators are small, cell phone reception is spotty for verizon, and there are a lot of little kids whose parents will complain about noise disturbing sleep at 3 pm. The management staff also tried to… Full Review ▶

06/07/08
Resident

I agree with what other tenants have said about Roosevelt Towers. Add to that that when I moved in, I was told that access to the activity room was free of charge and now tenants have to pay $50/hr for use… Full Review ▶

10/01/07
Resident

Like AA I feel a need to confess that I have lived in the Roosevelt Tower Apartments...and it was a mistake. If you're looking for a place to live, there is no need to make the same mistake that I have.… Full Review ▶

09/30/07
Resident

If you are considering Roosevelt Towers Apartments, let me just say you'd regret moving in. My roomate and I lived at RTA for over four years and the quality of the management staff, their responsiveness, and responsible care of the property… Full Review ▶

09/27/07
Resident

The hallways smell terribly; the management is completely unresponsive to tenet needs, and there is a serious infestation problem (which, of course, management does nothing about!) -- stay away from roosevelt towers!! Full Review ▶

08/27/07
Resident

I fully agree with the last 2 reviews. This sums up Roosevelt today. What you can expect: Very good location & parking. But what else you must have are: Miserable maintenance in apartments, non-functioning lifts, waiting for 10 days for fax… Full Review ▶

08/08/07
Resident

I have been here for nearly a year. It is definitely not the greatest place. My sofa is completely damaged because of the tiny little rodents. I have caught nearly 10 mice!!!! Even the management people are not very helpful. I… Full Review ▶

08/05/07
Resident

If you see the reviews for last 1-2 years, you can understand easily- the dream has gone sour! Last year the ratings were 50%. Today it's 43%. The two new management staff is really horrible, they all ( except perhaps one… Full Review ▶

07/05/07
Resident

I moved into Roosevelt Towers about a year and a half ago. Here are the pros: Location, location, location. Priced on the high side of reasonable but still reasonable for what it is. Plenty of parking. Here are the cons: While… Full Review ▶

04/30/07
Resident

I had posted a review earlier this year and wanted to update it. The rodent infestation has increased dramatically. And managment seems unwilling or unable to address the problem. Extermnators are sent into apartments for tenants who complain and traps placed… Full Review ▶

04/27/07
Resident

I've read the reviews from others and I disagree completely. We've lived here for four years and have had no problems whatsoever. The grounds are safe, the only utility problem we've had is a clogged drain and they fixed that the… Full Review ▶

01/16/07
Resident

Starting in April 2007 they will be charging for utilities based on your square footage and the number of people occupying the unit. This is ridiculous. When I moved in the utilities were included in the rent. Full Review ▶

11/10/06
Resident

Our apartment from the day we moved in had cockroaches. After two years they went away.
Now we have mice! And they stink. Our apartment has been stinking to high heavens for two days and they tell us to wait two more… Full Review ▶

10/18/06
Resident

This place is awful. I had my doubts going into it, but it has certainly exceeded those. We moved in mid-December and nothing about the balcony construction was mentioned. Two months later it was blocked off and we were told we… Full Review ▶

09/08/06
Resident

I've posted a complaint before on here. Although at the time I was mad, people have to understand that these are written in the heat of the situation.

During the rain, I flooded, the management took care of it, I even… Full Review ▶

06/10/06
Resident

The management makes this place suck. The manager is incredibly rude & everyone else in the office (except the African-American girl that works weekends) could care less about you. It amazes me the polarity of treatment I received by the management… Full Review ▶

03/24/06
Resident

Constractions has been continuing for the second year. A lot of noise and dirt and no progress at all. Contractors work very slowly, they do not work every day, so there is no visible progress, everything just being destroyed (people have… Full Review ▶

01/18/06
Resident

First of all, given the relatively low rent cost for apartments in this building considering the area, no one should be surprised that the building isn't perfect. Thinking otherwise would be sadly naive.

What we consider to be downsides of living here:
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12/22/05
Resident

Don't let the renovations fool you. They are a band-aid on a festering sore. First, the management company replaced the building manager over the summer and the new manager is unpleasant and unresponsive - many of the longtime employee/tenants that made… Full Review ▶

11/14/05
Resident

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08/09/05
Resident

We've lived here for over 2 years. In that time, we've had trash dumped outside our apartment door, holes punched in the hallway walls, and both of our cars vandalized multiple times--once so severely, the vehicle was undrivable. Many of the… Full Review ▶

07/02/05
Resident

I have mixed reviews about this place.

Positive comments:
Nice management
Excellent facilities workers
Cheap rent
Access to metro (about .8 miles walk)
Utilities included
Unlimited parking

Negative comments:
Construction has been going on FOREVER. They have been working on fixing the place during my entire stay here, which… Full Review ▶

05/08/05
Resident

Eventhough the metro is about 0.8 miles from apartment, there is no bus to go to the metro. No fitness center. Need to go for a long walk to the school bus stop.

They raise the rent every year drastically. They will… Full Review ▶

04/21/05
Resident

First things first...

I'll start off with some positives. They charge a reasonable price relative to the area. Maintenance has been prompt whenever we've had problems. The other tenants are decent people, there haven't been any problems there. The building is close… Full Review ▶

10/26/04
Resident

4 months so far and I would say it is good. Apparently alot depends on your neighbors as to your experience. I live on the top floor so need not worry about noises from above. I hear more noise from the… Full Review ▶

08/29/04
Resident

I just want to reemphasize what most of the recent commentators have written. This place is no longer any good. They are charging the newer tenants lower rent than the existing tenants and it is beginning to show. I have been… Full Review ▶

08/23/04
Resident

The staff is friendly, and repairs are made in a timely manner. I moved from a one bedroom to a two bedroom before my lease was up, management was quite accommodating.
Renovation of the common areas and elevators should start in the… Full Review ▶

08/06/04
Resident

There is one thing, and one thing only, going for this place - location.

The management staff are rude and lazy. Four of the last five times I received a package I did not get a slip in my mailbox to let… Full Review ▶

08/05/04
Resident

Pros :
Nice locality & lotsa room space.
You dont depend on the bus to get to metro - it is walkable 12-15 mins each way to the metro - however, winter/snowy periods it *will* be a pain - but even with taxis… Full Review ▶

01/15/04
Resident

Pros : Maintenance people are very friendly.
Falls under Falls Church City school limit.

Cons : Elevator does not work most of the time. Eventhough it falls under falls church city, you have to walk atleast 2 blocks to… Full Review ▶

10/18/03
Resident

Moved in here in January 2002. Overall it has been okay except the elevators absolutely suck. Also this last winter we lost electricity for a few days because the transformer room flooded during the rain and snows. They always seem to… Full Review ▶

09/04/03
Resident

good location and quiet building, but the elevator breaks all the time and overall the maintenance upkeep is not good. currently our elevator has been broken for 8 days with no end in sight. Full Review ▶

12/19/02
Resident

spacious enough with the 2nd bedroom; well kept; staff genuinely concerned with community feel to the place; great location with access to transportation and variety of shopping and diversity. Full Review ▶

09/02/02
Resident

We have only live here for two months, but I can already tell it is going to be a very nice place to live. The staff is so helpful. The only drawback is that there is not a freight elevator for… Full Review ▶

07/24/02
Resident

I´ve lived in Roosevelt Towers for about a month now and it´s a night and day difference between it (good) and where I lived previously, Skyline Towers (BAD). It´s relatively quiet, well maintained, and convenient (a 10 minute walk to EFC… Full Review ▶

03/08/02
Resident

Pros:
-Walking distance to Metro
-Staff was friendly and responded quickly to maintenance requests
-Quiet
-Close to major roads, etc.
-Utilities included in rent
-Nice pool
-Option to pay for laundry with a card instead of digging around for quarters every… Full Review ▶

07/17/01
Resident

Like any apartment complex there are pros and cons. Well I´m currently living in a one-bedroom apartment which has a serviceable kitchen and lot´s of closet space. Also one needs a key to get into the main building at all times,… Full Review ▶

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