scattersite housing

or scatter-site housing

[ skat-er-sahyt ]

noun
  1. public housing, especially for low-income families, built throughout an urban area rather than being concentrated in a single neighborhood.

Origin of scattersite housing

1
An Americanism dating back to 1970–75; scatter + site

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