Think of it as a boarding house where a bunch of criminals hang out—some are petty thieves; others are killers.
According to one local Houston news report, the Batavia, New York native had been living in some sort of boarding house.
Bill ended up in a boarding house, whose owner one day found him, then 40, unconscious having suffered a blow to his head.
He lived in a boarding house in Cambridge, Mass., while Ina stayed on Long Island with their son Chase, who was in school.
Out of such utilities as these you may get a boarding house, but nothing better; the family makes it a home.
The people at the boarding house would, of course, not permit it.
Fairchild turned through the gate of Mother Howard's boarding house and went to his room to await the call for dinner.
Of course it is only a boarding house, and not a very good one.
Mrs. Marsh, that keeps our boarding house, has a garden where it grows wild in among the peas.
His forehead was wet, showing that he had hurried on his way to the boarding house.