TENEMENT

A large building containing a number of rooms or flats, access to which is usually gained via a common stairway.

Related Terms

Term Note
FLAT A dwelling of one or more rooms within a building.
FLATS Dwellings occupying all or part of one floor of a tenement or other multi-storey block.
LODGING HOUSE Purpose built workers' accommodation comprising single rooms with communal eating and washing facilities. Usually for short stay accommodation only.