disamenity

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disamenity

(ˌdɪsəˈmiːnɪtɪ)
n, pl -ities
(Social Welfare) formal a disadvantage
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18) By moving to these early suburbs, higher-income residents could escape the disamenities of 19th century urban life, including periodic epidemics of influenza and yellow fever.
As efforts to curb carbon emissions and decentralize the power grid continue, research will continue into the effects, if any, of these possible disamenities on property values.
More generally, to the extent that the disorder created by urban disamenities is not addressed and the direct and external costs of those disamenities are not reduced, there is a risk that the costs of urbanizing exceed the benefits of urbanizing.
Prices are decreased by disamenities like crime, proximate blighted properties, weak government services, high taxes, and other things that might dissuade a prospective resident.
119) A prominent concern of environmental justice, however, is the distribution of environmental amenities and disamenities.
Since residential properties are sold as a bundle of property characteristics, the hedonic model is the preferred method of determining property owners' willingness to pay for specific amenities by examining the changes in property prices associated with changes in specific amenities or disamenities such as flood or storm risk.
Nonetheless, these results suggest that improved local finances have more than offset whatever disamenities result from shale development for the typical homeowner.
Job disamenities are job-specific and worker-perceived factors that lead to job dissatisfaction that in turn leads to voluntary job separations, regardless of the effects of wages, individual worker characteristics, industry features, and local unemployment rates [21].
The final local externality that has raised concern is the suite of disamenities associated with a rapidly growing "boomtown," including noise and crime.