absentee landlord

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absentee landlord

n
a landlord who does not live in or near a property from which he draws an income

ab′sentee land′lord


n.
a landlord who owns but is not resident in a property.
References in classic literature ?
The fruit-growers have become absentee landlords and are busy learning higher standards of living in the cities or making trips to Europe.
Her father was organist at your own church, and a hard struggle he must have had of it, with an absentee landlord, and a congregation of seagulls, I should think.
Gloria Estella Lopez-Torres of Marcello Avenue, who bought her home in 1984, said there are ongoing problems with absentee landlords, including drug dealing and prostitution.
We often ask neighbours but if they are absentee landlords there are problems," he said.
Unfortunately, the owners are often absentee landlords with addresses as far away as California - if the owner can be identified.
We're going to go after the absentee landlords who know or should know there's drug dealing on the premises," Mr.
There are so many multifamilies in Fitchburg and so many absentee landlords that really don't care," he said.
As he and others talked to neighbors over the past months, they heard about slumlords and absentee landlords, while local landlords were concerned about the lack of parking, he said.
Councilors have said the measure is intended primarily to target absentee landlords, whose degraded buildings are unhealthful places to live.
Absentee landlords, who receive rents from properties owned in ISIS-controlled territory, report that they receive payments with officially documented taxes deducted by the group's administration".
The nature of Dubai's property market - with a higher-than-average ratio of investors to owner-occupiers, and many absentee landlords - has made it easier for them to get away with it.
Southeast Councilor Alan Zelenka said he hears complaints about absentee landlords who let weeds get too tall.