Colonial Garden Apartments
Resident · 2008 - 2011
Please take your time to make a choice if you are considering renting at the Colonial Gardens. The owner is Donald T. Sterling of B.H. Properties. The manager at this complex (s) is a long term manager , 30 years , and is very opinionated and snarky. Of course she is quite nice when showing the units to prospective tenants. Negatives: If the rents go down, and the management is renting units less than you as a tenant are paying, they WILL NOT lower your rent to current rental rate. Ever. New tenants were paying 200.00 less than I was. I was never late on rent. When I asked for a reduction, I was denied. When I moved, the unit was rented 200.00 less than I was paying. Makes no sense. This happened to others as well. Alot of long term older tenants. Almost a retirement home. These older people can be difficult and complain alot. These buildings seem to attract very negative energy. Crappy neighborhood. One of the worst places on the Westside, only blocks from crime ridden Venice Blvd. Alot of car theft and vandalism. Some gang activity from westside gangs and the violent Santa Monica gang. Alot of tagging. ALOT OF TRAFFIC NOISE. ALOT OF JET NOISE FROM S.M Airport Janet the manager hired a pedophile that was listed on the Megans Law website to work on the building as a janitor.He was from here "church". Parents beware.