scattersite housing

or scatter-site housing

[ skat-er-sahyt ]
/ ˈskæt ərˌsaɪt /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. scatteredly,
  2. scattergood,
  3. scattering,
  4. scatteringly,
  5. scattershot,
  6. scatty,
  7. scaturient,
  8. scaud,
  9. scaup,
  10. scauper

Origin of scattersite housing

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

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