Slumlord



noun
1.
a landlord who owns slum buildings, especially one who fails to maintain or improve the buildings and charges tenants exorbitant rents.
noun
1.
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) an absentee landlord of slum property, esp one who profiteers

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