Professional Collection Service Inc (GA) – CFPB Complaint

Date Received: 2018-04-26T00:00:00

Product: Other debt

Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I went into XXXX XXXX XXXX Ga to rent a apartment. We was not able to see the apartment before we put the first months rent and deposit down. We was told it was not ready but if we didn’t pay our deposit and first month rent that it would be rented to someone else cause there is a wait list. Just looking at the area Thinking it was a nice area, I thought I needed to do what I was told or I would lose the apartment. After I moved into a apartment complex that I was told was a wonderful country living and quiet atmosphere the problems began. There was drug deals going on at the bottom of my apartment and all thru the neighbor hood. people would smoke pot all in the walk ways. We complained but was told there was nothing they could do to call the police. we put cameras on our patio facing the parking lot where our trucks had been vandalized and scratched up. One vehicle from neighbor was actually stolen. then people would shine lasers at our cameras to try and destroy them. WE paid {$770.00} a month rent with a {$300.00} security deposit and a {$450.00} total pet deposit. we paid on time every month despite the horrible and most times scary conditions we had to live in. Then the XXXX started I have been hospitalized from XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX and the vents were very old and full of dust thru the vents. We asked if maintenance could come by and clean the vents and check the duck works. When they came the outside was just wiped down nothing was fixed they went in the apartment when we was not there and when we returned we popped the vent cover off and it was just thick with black stuff and dust. toward the last few months it had rained a lot and the ceiling was leaking and had water stains thru the ceiling and I’m sure mold in there also as I was on 3 different XXXX XXXX at this point. We called the office who sent maintenance who we figured out had just spray painted the water stains on the ceiling with white paint cause everything just bleed right back thru. we made it up until the last month and I just could not breath in that apartment or live there any more. The only damage that happen was Two spots in the carpet from my dog that I really didn’t want to have in a apartment but felt needed some kind of protection so had to have. Anything else was from there lack of them actually fixing any other issues. I have let this go and have this ding on my credit now cause I was rented a apartment under false pretense and could not physically stay in that apartment any longer. I was recently given this website to try and rectify the situation and hopefully it does not happen to anyone else. But I refused to be blackmailed after everything I had to go thru at this complex

See also  Rash Curtis and Associates - CFPB Complaint ID 2566962

Company: Professional Collection Service Inc (GA)

State/Zip: AL 368XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2888878

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