Review of Craig Hardin by ManwichOfTheDead

Review of Craig Hardin – Woodland Park, 40507

Rating: 1 out of 5.

Craig Hardin is a bully. It’s that simple. He will try to intimidate you. He will talk *at* you. He thinks he’s an expert in everything. Classic know-it-all man bullshit. I explicitly remember him talking to me about how his brother-in-law worked at Eastern State Hospital at the time I was renting there, and therefore Craig felt like he himself was some kind of expert on HIPAA law. He’s that kind of man that likes to claim expertise because… he knows somebody with expertise in a field? Like I said, man bullshit. Know-it-all jerks. And with know-it-alls, they also are bullies who will act like they can CSI your life and they’re gonna catch you doing shit you’re not even doing. He used to tell me he had caught me smoking and that he had sandwich bags full of cigarette butt evidence… except for the fact that I’ve never smoked cigarettes. But I’ll never forget how smug he was when he was gas-lighting me and telling me about presumedly myself. Also, one time I was asleep in my bedroom one morning, and I wake up to see one of Craig’s maintenance men with a ladder *opening the door to my bedroom and just walking in while I was in fucking bed*. I lied there watching and he walked directly over to my bedside, put a ladder up, and climb up to the reach the light bulb above my bed. I finally said, “Excuse me?” and the maintenance man acted surprised to see me there. No notice I should expect a maintenance employee. I didn’t put a maintenance request in. Dude just up and walked right into my bedroom while I was asleep. Didn’t even knock on the apartment front door (what woke me up was when I heard him unlocking the door, and I mistakenly thought it was my roommate). I was fucking floored then when I saw my bedroom door open and the maintenance dude just came on in as if I wasn’t even there. The maintenance guy apologized and left, but still… what the fuck. And I don’t even put that on the maintenance guy. This is Craig Hardin’s operation, he should be training and instructing his staff to do shit right. And yet, this is how he runs his business? Okay. In my time in Lexington, I’ve talked to other people who have rented from him. He owns a lot of property around campus, so it’s not hard to find kindred folks. But everybody I have met who rented from him said that he was a jerk. And I know that’s kind of hearsay territory, so dismiss that as you will. But Craig Hardin is a bully. Don’t rent from him if you can help it. His apartments are nice, but he’s like some fucked up Dorian Gray landlord where the nicer his apartments are, the less nice he is towards his tenants.”

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Question/statement:Answer:
1. What type of housing?Residential
2. How long have you rented here?1 year
3. Are you still renting here?No
4. What is your monthly rent?$300-400
5. My rental space was in good condition when I moved in.5 – strongly agree
6. I have not had issues with pests.5 – strongly agree
7. Maintenance issues are dealt with in a timely manner.4 – agree
8. My landlord is pleasant and respectful.1 – strongly disagree
9. My landlord responds to messages within…24-48 hours
10 Has your landlord ever entered your living space with less than 24 hours notice?Yes
11. Has your landlord ever entered your living space unannounced?Yes
12. Have you ever felt unsafe in your living space because of your landlord?No
13. My landlord explained important lease items to me.3 – neutral
14. Has your landlord ever broken any lease agreements?No
15. How much of your security deposit did your landlord return?less than 50%
16. My landlord kept a portion of my security deposit, but they were justified.1 – strongly disagree

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