toxic title
 n.— «When city officials try to hold someone responsible for dilapidated properties, they often find the homeowner and bank pointing fingers at each other. Indeed, the houses fall into a kind of legal limbo that Cleveland housing attorney Kermit J. Lind calls “toxic title.”» —“Dirty Deeds” by Michael Orey BusinessWeek Jan. 3, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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