Tenement

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Tenement

An apartment building, especially a shoddy or poorly maintained one. A tenement may only meet the minimum standards for the owner to rent its units legally.
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Both sites were previously occupied by, and are surrounded by, pre 1919 tenemental flats.
The sites involved are a mix of tenemental dwellings, single, two andthree story dwellings and listed buildings.
The stock base consists of 1300 owned and 600 factored properties comprising: 1,2,3,4,5,6 storey traditional and modern tenemental properties; 2 storey housing; and one multi storey block.