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scattersite housing

or scatter-site housing

[ skat-er-sahyt ]
/ ˈskæt ərˌsaɪt /
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noun

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

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Origin of scattersite housing

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