16 Feb '17, 11am

Aware: Have more inclusive housing policies for single parents - PropertyGuru Singapore

The women’s rights group has come up with a list of recommendations to help single parents in Singapore secure affordable housing. Calling for more inclusive housing policies for single parents, the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware) has released 16 recommendations to help single parents secure affordable housing, reported TODAYonline . These include increasing the $1,500 income cap for rental housing, considering unwed mothers as a family nucleus with their child whenever they apply for public housing, and lifting debarment periods for rental housing and HDB flat purchases. The women’s rights group revealed that the recommendations were drawn after interviewing 55 women, 95 percent of whom faced public housing problems. The respondents are unmarried, widowed, divorced or have spouses in prison. The three main challenges encountered by these women are ina...

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