Best Slumlord

Scott W. Snow

After years of this category being dominated by the legendary Tampa/New York crappy-properties-owner Steven Green, we have a new contender on the scene. Snow was propelled into the public spotlight when the residents of his Chinook Apartments in St. Petersburg were thrown out on the streets after city inspectors found multiple violations of the fire code. Missing fire alarms. Faulty wiring. The city then turned its attention to 39 different allegations of code violations at Snow’s three other St. Pete apartments. All this infamy from a man who was in bankruptcy court just a few years before he (and a fellow Scientologist) came up with the millions of dollars it took to buy the four apartment complexes in Midtown.

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