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.
Representatives from the Midsteeple Quarter Project headed to Glasgow last week to discuss the potential for urban areas to make use of legislation around community empowerment to regain empty buildings from absentee landlords.
This has encouraged absentee landlords who Swazuri said have refused to come out despite a notice.
The incident was highlighted in the House of Commons by Sedgefield MP Phil Wilson as he set out the problems caused by absentee landlords.
Instead, absentee landlords are sitting on huge tracts.
He recommended that in the forthcoming Sindh Budget the agricultural income should be taxed on actual, and not notional income, including rent income of absentee landlords.
Absentee landlords will be hit with double council tax charges on long-term empty homes in 19 of Scotland's 32 council areas.
A few pages at the back of the book put the story into context, explaining succinctly about the potato famine, absentee landlords, the exporting of food that the local people desperately needed, and the reception in the USA.
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".
In order to avoid them being snapped up by absentee landlords, I suggested that written into the contract of sale was that they cannot be sub let, that certain improvements had to be made within a specific time and if these conditions were not met, the owners would be made to pay what the house was originally worth - ie market value.
PC Jones said that absentee landlords or their local agents need to pay greater attention to the situation as good housing conditions will attract better tenants.