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Forest Isle Apartments

5000 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, LA 70131
5000 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, LA 70131

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Resident 2020
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07/18/2020
Lived here for a year, not sure how. Walls are paper thin to the point you can hear your neighbor's conversations like they are in the same room. Walls and vents not properly sealed; you can smell what your neighbor is cooking inside their apartment from… See More
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wilsonbrenda4 • Resident 2015 - 2020
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05/26/2020
I have mixed feelings. I love my apt location! But there are areas of concern. I do feel safe here. *However my carpet is nasty and old. Its been here since 2000. It needs to be replaced.I clean it 3 times a year and once from… See More
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Shanita_L • Resident 2008 - 2018
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10/23/2018
Management decided not renew my lease after 10 years without a reason. I was told they didn't have to. I enjoyed living here while serving in the military. My family has 1 month to vacate. Tenant rights? See More
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Lana_K • Resident 2016 - 2017
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11/18/2017
This is probably the worst apartment complex I have ever lived in. It is absolutely horrible. They think slapping on some coats of disgusting vomit colored paint will fix it. I have lived here since the summer of 2016 and regret every day of it. The… See More
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Resident 2017
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07/18/2017
Coming upon my lease renewal at Forest Isle & I will be renewing! No major maintenance issues & the few small issues I had were taking care of quickly. The property is beautiful! We love that management takes care of the grounds. Our pool is awesome… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017
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03/16/2017
This place is HORRIBLE AND DISGUSTING. not sure where to start.... There is large piles of dog poop everywhere. Even next to the trash bins designated specifically for that. When it's hit and humid, you walk outside and get smacked in the face with the putrid… See More
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jhaggerty22 • Resident 2010
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05/03/2016
Careful, I lived there in 2010 and some of the 'maintenance' they did was left unfinished and they charged me for it; the air conditioning also went down for an extended period in the summer....the management agreed to compensate me for staying in a hotel, then… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2016
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01/22/2016
It was nice at first. I moved in Jan. of 2013 and since then they've been going up on my rent trying to 'meet market prices'. I've had more maintenance issues than I can count. The parking is horrible. I am an animal lover but this… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015
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09/22/2015
My biggest issue with Forest Isle was their lease. This being the first apartment I have rented on my own, I have certainly learned a lot as I said above. I'm sure every business has fine print where they put their most important information so that… See More
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ana9865 • Resident 2013 - 2015
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08/18/2015
I would not recomment anyone to move here. My boyfriend and I have lived here for 2 years. The apartments are completelynslanted. It is not just ours. I have multiple friend who will be moving because of the same reason. The construction of the apartments are… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015
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08/11/2015
This is the worst place I have ever been. The staff is rude and lazy they know nothing about customer service. When we first moved our family got really sick due to all the mold. Once talking to many neighbors they have the same problem. The… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015
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02/26/2015
Not the best! We hear gun shots and fights almost nightly. Our building looks like it's going to fall. And we have a drug dealer living below us. It's a trashy area. Thank god our Lease is up next month. See More
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Resident 2012 - 2014
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03/29/2014
This place is absolutely horrible and the staff will lie to you and they are extremely rude. There is absolutely no parking, on two seperate occasions I was leaving for work and was blocked in and had to wait until other moved their vehicles because people… See More
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lastchance12 • Resident 2012 - 2013
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11/26/2013
STAFF: Most (90%) of the staff is ABSOLUTELY helpful and will bend over backwards to assist with anything they can. Some staff can be difficult to work with and don't receive questions for assistance or concerns as something to help with, but rather find ways to… See More
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Resident 2001
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11/04/2013
I lived in a one bedroom apartment. I am in the military, so I liked the fact that I got a military discount. When I had a maintenance problem, it was usually resolved the same day, and I was able to call the problem in after… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2013
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06/03/2013
I would never move back. The apartments are poorly built and maintained. I had to have maintenance come out almost weekly to unclog drains because there was CONCRETE in the stack that prevented proper draining. Huge structural cracks that are simply plastered over and painted. Carpets… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

09/24/2013

We value and respect all concerns from all our residents. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to address your questions. Our management team at Forest Isle apartments are here for our residents, and encourage communication to resolve/clarify any issues. Thank you, Forest Isle Management

Resident 2012 - 2013
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06/02/2013
I originally stated that I would recommend this apartment complex to others, however after the last 2 months - I would never recommend this place. The 24 hour on call emergency maintenance number is a joke, don't expect anyone to call you back. The office staff… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

09/24/2013

We value and respect all concerns from all our residents. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to address your questions. Our management team at Forest Isle apartments are here for our residents, and encourage communication to resolve/clarify any issues. Forest Isle Management

randomroads • Resident 2013
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02/05/2013
I lived at Forest Isle for a year and enjoyed my apartment. The granite counters and spacious bedroom were fantastic. I only heard my neighbors when they were playing very loud music or yelling (game day?). Any other time things were very quiet and peaceful. The… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

09/24/2013

We greatly appreciate your positive feedback; we value your opinion and thank you for choosing Forest Isle apartments. Respectfully, Forest Isle Management

Prospective Resident Visited 2012
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01/24/2013
Definitely would NOT recommend this place. Do not let the cheap rent price fool you, it is cheap for a reason... The intersection near the main entrance can be dangerous and I've narrowly avoided accidents multiple times because of inexperienced drivers. People do not understand the… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

09/24/2013

We greatly appreaicte your positive feedback; we value your opinion and thank you for choosing Forest Isle apartments. Respectfully, Forest Isle Management

Resident 2012
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12/06/2012
Forest Isle is NOT safe. Four people were shot Sunday in Algiers in two separate incidents, New Orleans police said.(July 2010) there has been property stolen and it floods EXCESSIVELY with a small amount of rain. My husband was not comfortable with me leaving the house… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

09/24/2013

We do our absolute best to secure our property. We are a sophisticated gated community along with guards 24 hours a day; 7 days a week. We have a dedicated customer service program, and providing maximum value for our residents. With being a multi-family dwelling complex we do everything we can do make all residents happy. We always welcome resident to contact us directly to discuss issues. Regards, Forest Isle Management

Resident 2012
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10/30/2012
I do not want to Bash Forest Isle because overall my experience was ok. I would however warn anyone considering on staying there to be carefull of the move in\ move out process because I was taken advantage of and I do not want to see… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

09/24/2013

Thank you for your patience and thank you for contacting us to help you solve your concern. We treat all residents the same and give our upmost respect to all resident concerns. Forest Isle Management

Resident 2010 - 2012
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09/25/2012
Forest Isle claims to be a "quality" environment. Please ask around and visit at all times to get the information for yourself. "Rules" are constantly changed, pot smoke seeps through walls, walls are so thin you can hear EVERYTHING going on next door, quality of repairs… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

04/26/2012

We are sorry your feelings let to this review. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to address your points. We are here for our residents, and encourage dialog to resolve issues. The Management Team at Forest Isle

Resident 2011 - 2012
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09/24/2012
Overall, I was satisfied with my studio apartment during the year that I lived here. But the negatives of living within this community definitely outweighed the positives. -I did like the fact that security checked IDs before guests came into the community; however, it was a… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

09/24/2012

Thank you for your feedback. Some of our studio apartments are upgraded with premier packages including new cabinets/granite counters & Washer/Dryers appliances...which go for the rent you quoted. Currently, there are no rent increases at renewal for residents signing a 12 month lease. The only reason a rent would increase the amount you stated is if a resident requests to go month-to-month at the end of their lease term. For others, we actually give large renewal rewards (up to $400) to those that sign longer renewal leases. We have been told that our strict security is a feature most desire in a New Orleans based community. Hurricane Isaac was an Act of Nature and something the Mayor did not see fit to call for a mandatory evacuation in New Orleans Parish, however, we did make allowances for residents who were vacating afterwards. We are sorry you felt differently and would love the opportunity to discuss your viewpoint further and encourage you to call us!

Resident 2012
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07/19/2012
I'm so sick and tired of the male staff. They constantly harrass the women living here. They are beyond disrespectful. Last time I checked my name isn't baby sweetie sugar or honey. They go out of their way to make "friendly" conversation but friendly conversation shouldn't… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011
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07/10/2012
Very unhappy living here. There were shootings in the apt complex. Plus robberies. Not only that but staff was very rude and unpleasant to talk to. If you are a military member I hight recommend finding another place to stay. Because they don't care about orders… See More
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Forest Isle Apartments Manager

07/14/2012

We are disheartened that mis-information went into the making of this review.

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Features & Amenities

Laundry

  • Laundry Connections in Some Units
  • Laundry On-Site
  • Laundry in Units

Parking

  • Uncovered Parking

General

  • Community Center
  • Controlled Access
  • Gym
  • Pool

Pets

  • Dogs Allowed
  • Cats Allowed

Floor Plans & Pricing

Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,063

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $645

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    1 Bedroom

1 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms

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    $1,354

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,152

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms

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    $1,435

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,432

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    2 Bedrooms

Disclaimer: Floor Plans data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive floor plans offered.

Leasing:

Peaceful. Safe. Secure. Forest Isle offers unique studio, 1,2 & 3 bedroom apartments and town homes. Minutes to the CDB, military bases and shopping...this community offers the convenience renters are looking for. Every Forest Isle resident is issued an exclusive photo ID card allowing entrance through the manned gates. A lucrative Resident Referral program is offered year round.

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yes on top, behind me and both sides of my apt. I can hear when they urinate, flush toilet, open drawers and conversations.
wilsonbrenda4 · May, 26 2020

Frequently Asked

What are noise levels like at Forest Isle Apartments?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered having loud noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at Forest Isle Apartments?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, signifying slight satisfaction on average.

How safe is Forest Isle Apartments?
The community is rated 2.5/5 stars, which is considered being moderately safe on average.

How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 2.5/5 stars, signifying moderate satisfaction on average.

How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered being slightly effective on average.

What is the pet policy at Forest Isle Apartments?
Dogs Allowed
Cats Allowed

What types of floor plans are available?
Studio, 1 Bath and 1 Bed, 1 Bath and 1 Bed, 1.5 Baths and 2 Beds, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 1.5 Baths and 2 Beds, 2 Baths


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