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slum noun

ADJ. crowded, overcrowded, teeming | deprived, poor, poverty-stricken | filthy | notorious | city, inner-city, urban | tenement | rural

VERB + SLUM clear (away), demolish, knock down, remove

SLUM + NOUN conditions | area, district, ghetto, neighbourhood, street | dwelling, housing, property | clearance | children, kids, dwellers, youths | life | landlord

PREP. in a/the ~ born in the slums of East London

PHRASES the clearance/demolition/removal of slums