- Any dwelling, but usually an apartment house, that is situated in a poorer section of a city and has fallen into disrepair. See also tenement house.
- noun property which is held by a tenant
- noun in Scotland, a building which is divided into rented flats
- noun a low-rise building of flats divided into sections each of which is served by a separate stair, especially one in an urban setting built in the early 20th century