Tenement

A tenement is, in most English-speaking areas, a substandard multi-family dwelling in the urban core, usually old and occupied by the poor. In Scotland it still has its original meaning of a multi-occupancy building of any sort, and in parts of England, especially Devon and Cornwall, it refers to an outshot, or additional projecting part at the ba...
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tenement

(from the article `apartment house`) ...labourers in cities and towns across Europe and in the United States. These buildings were often incredibly shabby, poorly designed, unsanitary, ...
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tenement

[n] - a rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
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Tenement

• (n.) That which is held of another by service; property which one holds of a lord or proprietor in consideration of some military or pecuniary service; fief; fee. • (n.) A dwelling house; a building for a habitation; also, an apartment, or suite of rooms, in a building, used by one family; often, a house erected to be rented. • (n....
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tenement

tenement house noun a rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
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Tenement

[law] A tenement (from the Latin tenere to hold), in law, is anything that is held, rather than owned. This usage is a holdover from feudalism, which still forms the basis of all real-estate law in the English-speaking world, in which the monarch alone owned the allodial title to all the land within his kingdom. Under feudalism, land itself...
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Tenement

Ten'e·ment noun [ Old French tenement a holding, a fief, French tènement , Late Latin tenementum , from Latin tenere to hold. See Tenant .] 1. (Feud. Law) That which is held of another by service; property which one holds of a lord or proprietor in c...
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Tenement

1) A legal term for holding any land or permanent property with right to rent. 2) Any old building given for residential living through leases with several floors and apartments usually with bare minimum amenities
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Tenement

1) A term found in older deeds or in antiquaited deed language, referring to any structure on real property. 2) Old run-down urban apartment buildings with several floors reached by stairways.
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Tenement

A block of dwellings usually built to provide high density housing at low cost; generally refers to buildings of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Tenement

A common law real estate term that describes those real property rights of a permanent nature. These
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Tenement

A parcel of land.
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tenement

a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
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tenement

a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
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Tenement

In its most extensive signification tenement comprehends every thing which may be holden, provided it be of a permanent nature; and not only lands and inheritances which are holden, but also rents and profits a prendre of which a man has any frank tenement, and of which he may be seised ut de libero tenemento, are included under this term. But the ...
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tenement

Large building divided into separate living accommodation for a number of families or individuals.
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tenement

n. 1) a term found in older deeds or in boiler-plate deed language which means any structure on real property. 2) old run-down urban apartment buildings with several floors reached by stairways.
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