Slumlord

Slumlord Law and Legal Definition. A slumlord is an unscrupulous landlord who milks a property without concern for tenants, neighborhoods or their own long term interests. Slumlords overcharge for property in poor neighborhoods that is kept in poor repair and allowed to deteriorate.

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Pretty straight forward here, this is a landlord that purposely operates a shithole.

There is also a narrative created by hollywood and the media.

It goes something like this…..

  • evil person
  • exploits helpless victims
  • makes a lot of money

While these things may be true this is not a good strategy to become successful. More often times than not these people fail as in the following headline:

Notorious Milwaukee Landlord: City pushes for order to sell properties.

Being successful is all about providing a good service for people, no-one gets rich by ripping people off.



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