Connecting the dots of vacancy and abandonment in Lexington’s East End
Lexington Housing Studies

I sort of wonder if there doesn’t need to be a different term employed here. So often “absentee landlord” is applied to individuals who reside in an entirely different economic region, and that’s not what we’re seeing in Lexington. These are very much local actors, which means there’s a different opportunity for interaction between these land owners and the communities in which they own property.