Blighted Area

Definition

  • A neighbourhood that is run-down and not aesthetically pleasing.

Synonyms
ruined, neglected, spoiled, ugly, weathered, trashed

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Amenities Definition,
    • Amenities are features such as green space, playgrounds, community centres, shopping malls, or swimming pools that make a neighbourhood or community more desirable for living.
  • Broom Clean Definition,
    • Ready to be cleaned and painted. The term does not mean immaculate or spotless or entirely clean.
  • Curb Appeal Definition,
    • The look of a house when viewed from the street.
  • Distressed Property Definition,
    • Property that is in poor condition, or whose owner is in poor financial condition.
  • Not in My Backyard (NIMBY) Acronym,
    • Opposition from residents for proposed buildings or structures in a neighbourhood.
  • Tear-down Condition Definition,
    • A house that is bought so it can be razed to make room for a newer house; usually located in a spectacular setting.
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