A Serious Shame – Riverstone Residential – Monterey Springs Apartments – “…office staff is regularly misinformed & HIGHLY disorganized”

National Apartment Association Tells Its Members MOLD CAUSES DEATH; Tells Courts It Doesn’t With The Help of US Chamber and UCLA

Thank You National Apartment Association. I will do my best to get this very important information out ASAP to numerous owners, investors, huge property management companies (e.g., Riverstone Residential), attorneys, and judges, AND, of course, to the MANY people who are currently living in MOLD-INFESTED APARTMENT COMPLEXES right now! katy

Monterey Springs Apartments
8640 Se Causey Ave
Happy Valley, OR 97086

Reviewed by: michelle_troup
Rented: 2009 – 2010

The apartments themselves are beautiful, my roommate & I were very excited to have found this place & eagerly moved into our 2 bedroom 2 bath (Sheffield). We extensively searched the Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood, Milwaukie, and South Portland areas before deciding on renting with Monterey Springs, a sorry mistake.

The apartment that we were told was being held for us was given away (a 3Bd overlooking the water feature), our promised leasing agreement was incorrect and defaulted in their behalf ($40 more per month), & although a parking space is “guaranteed” for each bedroom, in 10 months I have had to park over at the mall six times, & have been towed twice! Maintenence requests get serviced, but at sometimes a 1 & 1/2 week wait (you have to nag them until they get it done). I don’t even want to go into the mailing & package receiving problems I’ve encountered since living here.

Turnover in the leasing office seems high, & I have noted the same with Arcadia Patrol (the apt grounds security). I had a chatty Security Guard admit to being drunk on the job, witnessed the same guard meeting up with friends in the parking lot (who parked in a paying tenants spot no doubt), & have seen said guard knocking on tenant doors at 3am! (I work swing shift & come home between 2-4am so I have the pleasure of hearing & seeing the late night parties & having bored security personnel strike up conversations with me). Despite having a locking gate, & Arcadia Patrol their have been 2 tenant murders on apartment grounds, both incidents made local news.

Although Riverstone Residential claims to be trying to clean the place up, I still see garbage lying in the breezeways, cigarette butts up and down the stairs, & unkempt patio spaces. The worst and most insulting part of our experience here has been the attitude of the management. Aside from Lesley, the office staff is regularly misinformed & HIGHLY disorganized. As a kind, easy going, compliant, well paying & respectful resident, the attitudes that have been given me by staff here are insulting.

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Information about Riverstone Residential, the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency, and the owners of Jefferson Lakes Apartments in Baton Rouge, Louisiana allowing tenants to be exposed to extreme amounts of toxins from molds by intentionally concealing evidence

Irrefutable evidence indicates that Riverstone Residential, Guarantee Service Team of Professionals, & plaintiffs’ attorney, J Arthur Smith III, must have agreed to exclude evidence that would have shown the owners of Jefferson Lakes Apartments & Riverstone Residential had knowledge of the severe MOLD INFESTATION at the complex before we moved in

Riverstone Residential Litigation

Mold Inspection Reports

Photos of Mold in Apartment

Attorney Malpractice

TRUTH OUT Sharon Kramer Letter To Andrew Saxon MOLD ISSUE

Action Group Asks U of CA To Take Name Off US Chamber Medico-Legal Publication

Regents of the University of California acknowledge imprimatur on 2003 US Chamber of Commerce medico-legal publication

New Action Committee – ACHEMMIC- Urges Transparency in EPA Policy Over Mold & Microbial Contaminants

Truth About Mold – the most up to date, accurate, and reliable information on Toxic Mold

FEMA Using US Chamber Fraud in Katrina Trailer Litigation; EPA, GAO & Both Isle$ of Congre$$ Turn Blind Eye$

Sociological Issues Relating to Mold: The Mold Wars

Certain Corporate and Government Interests Have Spent Huge Sums of Money and Resources DENYING THE TRUTH about the HEALTH EFFECTS of TOXIC MOLD

Political Action Committee – National Apartment Association (NAA) files Amicus Brief in mold case (two infant deaths in mold filled apt – Wasatch Prop Mgmt) citing US Chamber/ACOEM ‘litigation defense report’ to disclaim health effects of indoor mold & limit financial risk for industry

“Changes in construction methods have caused US buildings to become perfect petri dishes for mold and bacteria to flourish when water is added. Instead of warning the public and teaching physicians that the buildings were causing illness; in 2003 the US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform, a think-tank, and a workers comp physician trade organization mass marketed an unscientific nonsequitor to the courts to disclaim the adverse health effects to stave off liability for financial stakeholders of moldy buildings. Although publicly exposed many times over the years, the deceit lingers in US courts to this very day.” Sharon Noonan Kramer

Park Lane Seaport Apartments – Boston – Riverstone Residential Group – Rude, Unfriendly, Bad Facilities, Charging me one month extra to my rent

“I am utterly afraid of this place” – Devonshire Square Apartments managed by Riverstone Residential

Riverstone Residential Group Complaints – Village at Van Mall Apartments – Lack of maintenace service

Spring Meadows – Managed by Riverstone Residential Group – “Sheisty”

Riverstone Residential – Carmel House Apartments Complaints – Mold Complaint led to Retaliatory Eviction

Why should the mold deluxe floor plans cost the same as the clean mold free floor plans – Lexington Farms Apartments – Riverstone Residential

Riverstone Residential – Mariners Crossing – Maintenance says corroded black growth on the water heater is “suppose to look like that”

Riverstone Residential – Lexington Farms Apartments – Warning. Unhealthy. Dangerous. Conditions

MOLD Problems at Lexington Farms Apartments managed by Riverstone Residential – Tenant charged for MOLD REMOVAL???

Riverstone Residential Seattle Complaints – Illegal Business Practices

Complaints Board.com – Riverstone Residential Group Complaints – Invalid Billing upon Move-Out

Riverstone Residential – CAS Partners – Illegal business practices – Mold in Apartment

Links on “U.S. Green Building Council” Facebook – Comment – Please send this to my management company, Riverstone Residential

Lawsuits – affordable housing issues – Blackrock Realty Advisers, CSHV Arboretum, & Riverstone Residential CA

Riverstone Residential – Plaza at the Arboretum – City Hall sues to enforce affordable housing agreement

Riverstone – City Hall finds violations at Arboretum

Riverstone Residential – Park Plaza – Portland State students sue over bedbugs – Video

Riverstone Residential – Park Plaza – Bedbugs infest popular off-campus housing – “We believe the apartment management took the least expensive route instead of the most effective,” said attorney Lynn Clark

Riverstone Residential might want to consider attending the ‘Bed Bugs Webinar for Rental Property Owners’ hosted by The National Apartment Association & Orkin

Belltown Moda Apartments Has Its Balconies Repossessed – managed by Riverstone Residential

Riverstone Residential – New Condo Nightmare – CHS Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

Eagle Place Townhomes managed by Riverstone Residential – Residents say affordable housing complex ‘feels like a prison’

How Some Kids in Lafayette, Colorado Won the Right to Play Outside Again

Worst Staff, Worst Apartment, Worst Price – “I’ve lived in over 20 apartment complexes in my life, all over the country, and I will NEVER, EVER live in another Riverstone Residential apartment” – Plaza at the Arboretum

Riverstone Residential – Pet Friendly??? Not at Toxic Mold Infested Jefferson Lakes Apartments

Lastest Review (including the mold problem) – Toxic mold Infested Jefferson Lakes Apartments – Managed by Riverstone Residential

Complaints Board.com – Serenade at Riverpark Oxnard aka Riverstone Residential – Spawn of the Devil

Riverstone Residential – Review – Crest at Lone Tree – THIS MANAGEMENT COMPANY WILL BREAK THE LAW

A mold problem (among many others) at Alexan Laguna Beach Apartments in Panama City Beach managed by Riverstone Residential – A Tenant’s Experience & Photos

Latest Review – Lowman Building – Seattle, WA – Managed by Riverstone Residential – Run Away from this Property!

Multi-Housing News Blog – Stimulus Package for your Complex – Riverstone Residential – Cheap Entertainment

Complaints Board.com – Riverstone Residential Complaints – Unfair Housing Practices – Georgian

Latest review of toxic mold infested Jefferson Lakes Apartments – PROCEED WITH CAUTION!!!!

Riverstone Residential-Management Challenged?

Riverstone Residential settles a discrimination lawsuit with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) for $30,000

JobVent – Employee Review of Riverstone Residential Group

Multi-Housing News – How Top CEOs Are Dealing With Rising Energy Costs, Other Challenges – CEO – Riverstone Residential

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