a landlord who owns slum buildings, especially one who fails to maintain or improve the buildings and charges tenants exorbitant rents.

1950–55; slum + lord Unabridged
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slumlord (ˈslʌmˌlɔːd)
informal chiefly (US), (Canadian) an absentee landlord of slum property, esp one who profiteers

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Example sentences
He said he lives in apartment buildings owned by a slumlord and nothing in the building is up to code.
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