For the most part, this complex is a nice place to live. It’s relatively quiet and the staff is friendly. That is, unless you ask them to do their part in minimizing the negative effects of leaving the pool unlocked after hours during the summer, or you ask them not to accept packages in the office that you will be unable to carry back to your unit due to a disability, or you request the reasonable accommodation of a handicapped parking spot (again due to the disability that you made them aware of before signing the lease).
After these instances, the friendly demeanor of certain members of the staff becomes increasingly hostile with every concern brought to their attention. The managers at our local USPS office have even commented on the way the apartment manager has accused the disabled tenant of “not really being handicapped” and proceeded to inform USPS workers of her opinion of the disabled tenant being “a pain in their butt.” This slander resulted in months of the USPS workers refusing to make reasonable accommodations under the ADA, in addition to threats of assault of a disabled woman, mail delays, and packages not being delivered. Not only is this slander and defamation of character, but it is discrimination against the disabled and needs to stop at once. (I have proof of all of this).
Additionally, at approximately 8:30 PM on Friday, February 21, 2020, there was a group of three young boys wondering around the complex vandalizing parked vehicles. One of the boys threw a rock at a woman sitting in her parked car, hitting the drivers side window. If the window had broken, the rock would have hit the woman in the head. When the office staff was informed of this incident on Saturday, they claimed that no one on property matched the description of the boys, said that there was nothing they could do about it until the manager returned to work on Monday. When asked if she would at least make the other residents aware of the vandalism and potential for someone to get injured, we were told that it would be up to the manager to do so on Monday, because she was just the leasing agent.
Clearly, the safety of the residents is not the priority of the office staff, but it is mine. My conscience will not allow me to just wait and see if management will inform the other residents of the dangerous situations that are taking place within the complex. From now on, if I see something, I will say something. I hope the rest of you will do the same.